Varutharacha Meen Charu


Varutharacha Meen Charu

Fish cooked in ground coconut mixture
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • Clean and cut the fish into fairly big slices.
  • Marinate the drained fish pieces with turmeric and salt. Keep this aside.
  • Take a pan and pour 1 tsp coconut oil. Roast grated coconut along with aniseed, shallots and a few curry leaves till golden brown in color. Grind to a smooth paste and keep aside.
  • Take another pan and heat some coconut oil. Add fenugreek and when it starts spluttering, add sliced onion and green chillies. Saute well.
  • Add garlic and ginger and fry for sometime.
  • Add chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric, tamarind, salt and required water.
  • Boil the mixture and add marinated fish pieces and tomatoes.
  • Cook in low heat until the fish is done.
  • Mix the ground coconut mixture in some water and add to the curry. Simmer in low heat.
  • Add curry leaves and when the gravy thickens remove from fire.
  • Varutharacha meen charu, yummy and delicious in taste is ready.
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