Chettinad fish curry | How to make Chettinad fish curry

By Rabia Hamnah  |  3rd Feb 2018  |  
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About Chettinad fish curry Recipe

Chettinad fish curry tasted so yummy like a chicken curry. The aroma was just like that.

The delicious and mouthwatering Chettinad fish curry is a famous dish of world and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Chettinad fish curry is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Chettinad fish curry. Rabia Hamnah shared this Chettinad fish curry recipe which is perfect to serve for 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Chettinad fish curry. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Chettinad fish curry recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Chettinad fish curry

Ingredients to make Chettinad fish curry

  • Fish – 1/2 kg
  • oil – 1 tblspn
  • mustard seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
  • onion – 1 small chopped finely
  • tomato – 1 large cut into long slices
  • curry leaves a sprig
  • curry leaves a sprig
  • coriander Leaves – 2 tblspn finely chopped
  • tamarind Pulp – 3 tblspn
  • For Sauteing and Grinding: oil – 1 tblspn
  • fennel seeds / Saunf / Sombu – 1 tblspn
  • onions – 1 large sliced
  • garlic Paste – 1 tblspn
  • tomato – 1 large chopped
  • chilli Powder – 1 tblspn or to taste
  • coriander Powder – 2 tblspn
  • turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1 tsp
  • coconut – 1/2 cup grated

How to make Chettinad fish curry

  1. Heat oil in a earthernware kadai. Add in fennel seeds and saute it for a min.
  2. Add in onions and saute for a min. Add in garlic and saute for 30 sec. Add in tomatoes and saute well.
  3. Add in spice powders and saute for a min. Add in coconut and mix well. Take that in blender and puree it well.
  4. Now in the same kadai, add in oil and heat it. Add in mustard seeds and crackle it.
  5. Add in onions and curry leaves. Saute till is golden.
  6. Add in coconut masala and mix well. Cook till oil separates. Add in the long sliced tomatoes and toss well.
  7. Add in tamarind pulp and some water. Mix it well and bring it to boil.

Reviews for Chettinad fish curry (1)

Shikha Roy7 months ago

I love to have this with plain rice.

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