Spicy Fish Pickle


Spicy Fish Pickle

Meen Pickle
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people


For grinding:


  • Cut the fish into small pieces. Wash and clean them.
  • Smear the pieces with a paste of pepper, turmeric and salt. Keep in the sun for a little while.
  • Fry them in oil and drain.
  • Grind together the chilly powder, garlic, ginger, mustard and fenugreek along with vinegar to a fine paste.
  • Heat the oil in which fish had been fried.
  • Fry mustard seeds, onion, ginger and garlic one by one.
  • Add the ground paste and sautT over low fire.
  • When the oil separates, pour water.
  • When it boils, add vinegar, sugar and salt.
  • Let it boil once and remove from fire.
  • Add the fish into the warm gravy.
  • :- Store in bottles or jars when the pickle is cold.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Response (7)
  1. D
    Dhanya May 6, 2008

    Dear Sipa,

    Excellent taste. I tried it out. My husband liked it very much. Everyone should try this.

  2. R
    Rajesh October 7, 2007

    very nice recipe. i tried it .

  3. E
    Emily September 6, 2010

    Hi!Thanks for sharing your recipe. Before I try it please advice me this, I only want to make this pickle with Australian Salmon. Is it ok? Salmon fish is not very good for making curry or as fried but my husband caught it when he went fishing. It is a bit tough kind of fish. Thank you.

  4. d
    dhanya shinu March 8, 2010

    It came out very good . I added more garlic pods.

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