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Fish Pulusu

Reena Andavarapu
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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This fish pulusu is one of my mom's speciality receipe for which everyone in our family and friends appreciate her alot. It's a delight of every andhrite. More specifically a receipe from Andhra pradesh. Rice and cheppalu pulusu is a perfect combo.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Fish - 1/2 kg
  2. For the Masala:
  3. Onions - 2 medium size
  4. Red chillies - 10
  5. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  6. Tamarind pulp - around 1 lemon size ball of tamarind
  7. Onion - 1
  8. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  9. Curry leaves a few
  10. Coriander for garnish
  11. Salt as per taste
  12. Turmeric - 1/2 tsp


  1. Grind the masalas given above Tamarind to a smooth paste with some water. Keep aside.
  2. Take a kadhai and add 2 to 3 tbsps of oil.
  3. Add mustard seeds and as they splutter add one onion, sliced.
  4. Add the curry leaves and stir fry for a while.
  5. Add the fish followed by some turmeric.
  6. Toss everything then cover with a lid and let it cook on a medium high flame.
  7. After a few minutes, open the lid and add the ground masala paste followed by the tamarind juice.
  8. Add salt, half of the coriander, carefully mix and cover with the lid. Let it come to a boil on a medium heat, twice.
  9. Check if the fish is cooked or simmer for a minute or two. Serve hot with steamed rice.

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Shiva Pande
Shiva Pande   Oct-28-2016

Looks so tasty! yumm

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