Meen Varutharacha Curry


Meen Varutharacha Curry

Fish(Meen) Varutharacha curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


For gravy:


  • Clean, cut and wash fish.
  • Pat them dry and marinate the fish in lime juice, chilli powder, salt, garam masala and coconut oil and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Take a baking tray, grease it with a little oil, put marinated fish and bake it in pre-set oven at 150 degrees C for 10 minutes.
  • For making the gravy: 1)Peel and slice onions (paper thin).
  • Blanch and chop tomatoes and soak poppy seeds in water.
  • Slice dry coconut and roast along with cumin, aniseeds, black and green cardamom seeds.
  • Grind to a fine paste soaked poppy seeds, green chillies, dry coconut and spices along with curd.
  • Grind ginger and garlic separately.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add sliced onions, ginger and garlic paste and fry till golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes, turmeric, red chili powder, cinnamon and cloves and fry well.
  • When oil starts oozing out, add poppy seed paste and fry well for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add water and allow it to boil.
  • Mask the fish with the above gravy.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes and allow it to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with cardamom powder.
  • :- Serve hot.
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Response (2)
  1. R
    Rema December 29, 2008

    Nice one! I made this curry to go with Kappa (Tapioca). Was really tasty.

  2. s
    shivaranjini November 4, 2006

    This is nice receipe to try. Good one

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