Sura Puttu/ Shark Puttu | How to make Sura Puttu/ Shark Puttu

By Subashini Krish  |  15th Feb 2017  |  
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About Sura Puttu/ Shark Puttu Recipe

Shark or sura puttu is a special sea food from chennai. It is usually given to lactating mothers to enhance breast milk secretion. Others can eat too.

Sura puttu/ shark puttu is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Sura puttu/ shark puttu in your kitchen. This recipe requires 30 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Sura puttu/ shark puttu by Subashini Krish has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Sura puttu/ shark puttu at home without any difficulty. Sura puttu/ shark puttu is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Sura puttu/ shark puttu would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Sura puttu/ shark puttu this weekend. Share your Sura puttu/ shark puttu cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Subashini Krish for inputs. In case you have any queries for Sura puttu/ shark puttu you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Subashini Krish. You can also rate the Sura puttu/ shark puttu and give feedback.

Sura Puttu/ Shark Puttu

Ingredients to make Sura Puttu/ Shark Puttu

  • Shark 1/4 kg - cut into cubes
  • shallots 1/4 kg peeled and chopped finely
  • garlic 10 pods
  • green chillies 4
  • curry leaves few
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Grated coconut 3 tablespoons for garnishing
  • Ground nut oil 2 teaspoons
  • mustard seeds, urad dal 1/2 teaspoon each for tempering
  • turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
  • salt accordingly

How to make Sura Puttu/ Shark Puttu

  1. Wash and clean the shark pieces. Marinate them with salt and turmeric and steam cook them for 10 minutes until it is soft.
  2. Let it cool. Peel the skin and remove the fish bones.
  3. Mash the cooked fish into fine shredded pieces
  4. In a kadai heat oil and add mustard seeds and urad dal
  5. Once they splutter add curry leaves and finely chopped shallots and stir them well
  6. Then add finely chopped green chillies and garlic
  7. Then add required salt and turmeric.
  8. Once the oil oozes out add the shredded shark and stir well
  9. Cook it covered over low flame for 5 minutes
  10. Garnish with grated coconut and finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot
  11. It can be eaten as such like a snack or as an accompaniment with sambar rice or rasam rice

My Tip:

I add 1/2 teaspoon of sambar powder along with the onions to enhance the flavour

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