Meen thakkali curry / Fish – tomato curry

Meen thakkali curry

Ingredients (Serves 5 – 6)

1. Fish (king fish, salmon etc) – 3/4 kg, cut into medium pieces

2. Grated coconut – Around 2 cups heaped

3. Tomatoes – 2.5 small, cut into large cubes

    Vinegar – 1 tsp

    Ginger – 1 tbsp, thinly sliced

    Garlic – 4 – 5 cloves, thinly sliced

    Green chilies – 4 – 5 , slit

    Pearl onion – 8 – 10, sliced

    Gamboge (kudam puli) – 1, (Soak in warm water for 10 – 15 minutes and tear into    small pieces)

    Curry leaves – 1sprig

    Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

    Chilly powder – 1 tsp

    Coriander powder – 1 tsp

    Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

    Fenugreek powder – 1/4 tsp

    Salt – To taste

    Water – Around 1.5 cups

4. Coconut oil –  2 – 3 tsp

Method

1. Grind the grated coconut to a fine paste in the small jar of a mixie.

2. Combine the ground coconut paste with all the ingredients numbered 3. Mix well and taste-check for salt. Add fish pieces. Again mix well and cook covered for about 20 minutes until the fish pieces are done and gravy is medium thick. Swirl the pan once or twice, in between. Pour 2 – 3 tsp coconut oil and a few curry leaves. Mix well. Serve after 10 minutes.

Meen thakkali curry

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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