Fish Ularthiyathu

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  1. Kingfish / neymeen – 400 – 500 gm, cut into small cubes
  2. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
    Kashmiri chilli powder – 2 – 3 tsp
    Pepper powder – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp
    Salt – As needed
    Lemon juice – 1 – 2 tsp
  3. Coconut oil – 2 + 2 tbsp
  4. Shallots – 1/2 – 3/4 cup, sliced
    Ginger and garlic – 2 – 3 tsp each
    Green chilies – 2, finely chopped
    Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  5. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
    Kashmiri chili powder – 1 – 1.5 tsp
    Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
    Coriander powder – 1.5 tsp
    Crushed red chili flakes – 1 tsp
  6. Water – 1 – 2 tbsp
  7. Black pepper, crushed – 3/4 tsp
    Curry leaves  A few
  8. Salt – To taste
  9. Lemon wedges – To serve

Method

  1. Marinate fish pieces with ingredients numbered 2. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp coconut oil in pan over medium heat. Fry fish pieces till browned. Drain well.
  3. Add 2 tbsp oil to the pan and add shallots, little salt, ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Cook until shallots turns soft and changes color (you can cover and cook to speed up the process but make sure you stir in between).
  4. Once shallots turn light golden, add spice powders numbered 5. Cook over low heat for a few minutes till their raw smell completely disappears. Add 2 – 3 tbsp water and mix well. Cook for a minute and add fried fish pieces. Mix well. Cover and cook for a few minutes over low heat. Add crushed black pepper, a tsp of coconut oil (optional) and a few curry leaves. Mix well and switch off. Fish ularthiyathu is ready to enjoy!! Tastes best with plain rice, porotta or chapathi.

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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