Fish Pickle Easy


Fish Pickle Easy

A fish pickle from the heart of Kerala-Kottayam
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 50 people



  • Cut the fish into small cube like pieces of approx 3cmX3cm.
  • Marinate with 1/2 tsp of turmeric, 2 tsp of chilly powder and salt for atleast an hour.
  • Lightly fry the marinated fish in oil.
  • :- Take care not to deep fry, as the fish will become hard.
  • Keep aside for draining.
  • Heat oil in a kadai or a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds and light fry fenugreek seeds.
  • Add onions and fry, till they become golden brown.
  • Add the remaining chilly powder and turmeric powder.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute.
  • Add salt.
  • Saute, till the mix turns dark.
  • Add the fried fish to this along with lots of oil.
  • Cook for 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • As soon as it cools, transfer it to an air tight bottle.
  • Add vinegar and turn the bottle upside down for the vinegar to reach everywhere.
  • Keep aside for a day or 2.
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Response (17)
  1. T
    Thomas October 4, 2007

    Hey mate,

    you forgot to add curry leaves

    ginger and garlic cut into small pieces would have been better than the paste. which oil is preferred????

  2. T
    Trupa September 7, 2009

    thanks for the simple recipee. i m going to try it out very soon

  3. M
    Mrs. Anthony February 11, 2008

    Easy instruction and absolutely delicious……!

  4. j
    jince varghese June 25, 2008

    ya too much tasty but i never tried ..sorry for this.. as soon as possible i`ll try this recipe ..ok.. thanks ..

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