Chettinad fish curry | How to make Chettinad fish curry

By Latha Nair  |  13th Dec 2016  |  
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About Chettinad fish curry Recipe

All of chettinad dishes are very popular because of their unique taste .This recipe is their traditional way of making fish curry.

Chettinad fish curry, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Chettinad fish curry is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Latha Nair. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Chettinad fish curry is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Chettinad fish curry recipe by Latha Nair. Chettinad fish curry can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Chettinad fish curry just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Chettinad fish curry can serve 5 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Chettinad fish curry.

Chettinad fish curry

Ingredients to make Chettinad fish curry

  • Any kind of fish 1/2 kg
  • green chillies 3
  • To dry roast
  • mustard 1tsp
  • jeera 1 tsp
  • pepper Corn 1 tsp
  • fenugreek 1tsp
  • To grind
  • Galic cloves 3
  • tomato 1
  • Small onion 5
  • chilli powder 2 tsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • turmeric 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Grated coconut 1cup
  • For the Gravy
  • green chillies 3
  • tamarind pulp 1/4 cup

How to make Chettinad fish curry

  1. Dry roast all ingredients for 2 to 3 min. Powder them. We need just 1 tsp. The rest we can store.
  2. Then in a pan add oil, put garlic, then onion and fry well. Next add 1 tsp of dry roast powder and fry. Then add tomato, chilli powder, coriander powder and fry well for about 5 min. When cool grind it to a smooth paste, adding 1 cup of grated coconut.
  3. Take a big pan, add oil, put green chillies and curry leaves. Fry for a few sec. Then add ground masala. Fry for another 3 to 4 min. Add tamarind pulp, turmeric and salt. Add enough water. Let it boil for sometime.
  4. Then put fish and stir well. Cook on a medium flame for 10 min or till the fish cooks well. Sprinkle 1 tsp of roasted masala powder on top. It enhances the flavour. Serve hot. If you like the flavour you can add a little more.

My Tip:

We can take any type of fish but cooking time differs with fish.

Reviews for Chettinad fish curry (1)

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

Awesome! What kind of fish have you used? I want to use that one only

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