Traditional Style Meen Vevichathu


Traditional Style Meen Vevichathu

Fish curry prepared in traditional style
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Slice the fish into even sized pieces.
  • Soak the kukum star pieces in half cup water. Add salt and keep aside.
  • Mix chilly powder, turmeric powder and fenugreek powder on low heat in a vessel.
  • Add little water and make a paste and then turn the heat off.
  • Heat oil in an open frying pan and crackle mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  • Add chopped shallots, garlic, ginger and a few curry leaves.
  • Saute in medium heat till a roasted smell comes.
  • Add the paste of chilly powder, turmeric powder and fenugreek powder which was kept aside.
  • Keep stirring and add water slowly till the gravy is roasted.
  • Turn off the burner when oil assembles on the top.
  • In to the frying pan, put kukum star pieces and kukum star soaked water. :- Add extra water as needed.
  • Dip the sliced fish pieces and place some curry leaves on top and heat for sometime.
  • When boiling starts, lower the heat and cook.
  • When the fish is cooked and the gravy is thick, turn off the heat.
  • Taste the Meen Vevichathu and add salt if needed.
  • :- Traditional Style Meen Vevichathu is ready!!
  • Note:- Use only (Piriyan) chilly powder for a thick consistency and a grand red colour.
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