Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry


Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry

Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry is an awesome red curry prepared with sadines or mathi. Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry dish tastes best with tapioca or kappa. The red curry delicacy with gamboges or Kudampuli is one of the best and popular fish delicacies in Kerala. Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry is unique and special with sardines cooked in a spicy tangy chilly mixture until done. Sardines or mathi is nutritious rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and other essential minerals. You can explore a well detailed Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry, first heat 2 tbsp of coconut oil and saute the sliced onions.
  • When the onions get soaked and slightly yellowish, put the chilly, turmeric and coriander powders and salt.
  • When the powders get fried, pour water to make a watery mixture and add gamboges.
  • Let the mixture boil for 1 minute.
  • Put the sardines into the mixture and let boil again.
  • Reduce the flame and cook for less than 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Open the vessel and let to evaporate the curry if its too watery.
  • Put off the flame and check salt.
  • Garnish with curry leaves and pour 2 tbsp of coconut oil on top.
  • :- Serve Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry hot with rice or kappa.
  • Enjoy the Kerala Mathi Mulaku Curry.
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    shyna prasoon June 19, 2009

    i tried it yesterday…very tsty/////////

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