Mathi Meen Peera Pattichathu | Sardines Fish Peera

Mathi Meen Peera Pattichathu | Sardines Fish Peera

Mathi Meen Peera Pattichathu | Sardines Fish Peera

Mathi Meen Peera Pattichathu is a traditional styled delicious fish preparation with sardines. Kerala has different types of fish preparations and this is the most popular one that goes perfect with hot rice for noon day meals. Sardines are cooked with pounded coconut mixture and aromatic herbs and spices. Mathi Meen Peera Pattichathu is a dry preparation of fish with a tangy flavor. Sardines Fish Peera is a light dish, very flavorful and tasty. You can prepare the meen pattichathu with any type of small fishes, but mathi tastes perfect with this preparation. This is an unique dish from God's Own Country and the pounded coconut mixture with tangy kukum star is simply awesome. This is one of the healthiest and most easiest of fish preparations. You can explore a well detailed Sardines Fish Peera recipe here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • To prepare the tasty traditional dish, first wash kudampuli properly and soak it in a little water for sometime.
  • Mix the fish with pounded(crushed) small onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies, turmeric powder, salt, curry leaves and grated coconut.
  • Add kudampuli to the mixture.
  • Add water, just necessary for the fish to be cooked.
  • Pour coconut oil on top and cover the pan.
  • :- Use an earthern pot to get that traditional taste and smell.
  • Put the pot on flame and allow it to cook.
  • After 5 mins, remove from the flame. Serve the dish hot with rice for noon day meals.
  • :- It will take only 5 minutes for the fish to be cooked. :- There shouldn't be any water left, by the time the fish is finally cooked and ready. :- The ingredients taste better when they are pounded, don't cut them using knife.


You can visit this link for a healthy dish Sardine Fish Curry. You can also visit this link Fish Molly.
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