Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravy | How to make Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravy

By Rafeeda AR  |  16th Oct 2015  |  
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Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravyby Rafeeda AR
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About Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravy Recipe

Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravy

Ingredients to make Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravy

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 cup shallots, sliced
  • 3 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 3 pieces gamboge (kudampuli) soaked for 30 minutes in 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • 4 small mackarel cleaned and cut into half
  • curry leaves for garnishing

How to make Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravy

  1. Heat coconut oil in a man-chatti (earthern pot), allow the mustard seeds to splutter. Add the fenugreek seeds and fry briefly.
  2. Add the shallots, chillies and cook on a low flame, stirring occasionally till the shallots wilt. Add the tomato and cook till the tomatoes are all mashed up.
  3. Add the powders and fry briefly till a bright red color appears. Smash the gamboge and dispose off the mash.
  4. Pour the gamboge water, along with extra water and salt and allow to boil. Now add the fish and cook for 10 minutes with a closed lid or till the fish is done.
  5. Sprinkle the curry leaves and keep on closed lid for some time. Serve warm with rice or kappa puzhukku.

Reviews for Meen Mulakittathu - Fish in a spicy gravy (2)

aliza singh3 years ago

Lovely dish :D can we cook this with rohu fish instead??
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bina bedi3 years ago

Rafeeda I am following you diligently !!! You would have noticed that.
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