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Puliyum Mulagumitta Meen Curry

Spicy naadan malabar fish curry without coconut
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 500 g Pomfret fish sliced, Avoli
  • 2 cups Tomato finely chopped
  • 2 cups Onion finely chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Thick tamarind pulp puli
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • Salt As reqd

For masala:-

  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Fenugreek powder A pinch, Uluva
  • 3 tbsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder


  • Clean and wash the fish and keep aside.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the masala with a little water and make it into a paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add curry leaves and onion and saute.
  • When it turns translucent, add tomato and saute well.
  • When it becomes a bit pulpy, add the masala paste.
  • Fry, till the raw smell goes and the oil starts to separate.
  • Add tamarind pulp and a cup of water.
  • Allow it to boil.
  • When the gravy becomes a bit thick, add salt.
  • Add fish and cook, till the fish is done.
  • :- Serve hot with rice or cooked kappa.
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