Kappa Meen Curry (Fish Curry)

A delicious blend of traditional kappa / tapioca / yuca with meen curry (fish curry)

Kappa Meen Curry (Fish Curry)

A delicious blend of traditional kappa / tapioca / yuca with meen curry (fish curry)

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 09 Jan 2011

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 5
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Kappa Meen Curry (Fish Curry) Kappa Meen Curry (Fish Curry) By Mia Varghese Kappa Meen Curry (Fish Curry) Published: A delicious blend of traditional kappa / tapioca / yuca with meen curry (fish curry) 3 stars based on 1 reviews Total time: Yield: 5 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Ingredients for preparing Kappa Puzhukku:
Tapioca(Kappa) – 500 gm
(chop into small pieces)
Grated coconut – ½ cup
Cunin seeds(Jeerakam) – ½ tsp
Green chillies – 2 nos
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Garlic pods – 3 nos
Curry leaves – A few
Salt – As reqd
Ingredients for preparing Meen Curry (fish curry):
King Fish : 1 kg
Chilly powder : 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek(Uluva/Methi) : 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
Red onions(Kunjulli) : 4 nos(sliced)
Garlic pod : 6 cloves(crushed)
Ginger : A small piece(chopped)
Kukum star(Kudam Puli) : 4 pieces(soaked in water)
Coconut oil : 1/4 cup
Curry leaves : 5 sprigs
Salt : As reqd
Split green chilies : 6 nos
Paprika : 1 tbsp
Water : 3 cups
Directions:
1. Cook tapioca pieces along with salt in a pressure cooker, till it is done. 2. Drain off the excess water. 3. Grind together grated coconut, red chillies, garlic, curry leaves and turmeric powder along with a little water into a coarse form. 4. Heat oil in a pan. 5. Add cooked tapioca pieces and the coconut mixture and allow it to cook. 6. Stir well, till all the water gets evaporated and it becomes dry. 7. Preparation of Meen Curry:
For preparing gravy:
1)Crush onion, green chilly and ginger. Heat about a quarter of a cup of coconut oil or vegetable oil in a frying a pan. 8. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter, add cumin seeds, chopped onions, few curry leaves and ground paste. 9. Add a mixture of turmeric, chilly powder and paprika powder in half a cup of water and allow it to cook. 10. When the oil begins to clear, add the remaining spices previously ground, half a cup of `tamarind pulp` and sufficient additional water to make enough gravy to cover all the fish pieces when cooking subsequently. 11. Add salt and cook until the gravy is thick. Keep this aside. 12. For cooking the fish in the gravy:
1)Take a fairly large frying pan. 13. Prepare a bed of curry leaves. 14. Arrange the pieces of fish on this bed. 15. Pour the previously prepared gravy over this. The pieces of fish should be completely covered. 16. Add the remaining curry leaves and kukum star pieces. Cover with a lid and cook slowly. Do not stir.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Cook tapioca pieces along with salt in a pressure cooker, till it is done.

Step 2

Drain off the excess water.

Step 3

Grind together grated coconut, red chillies, garlic, curry leaves and turmeric powder along with a little water into a coarse form.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 5

Add cooked tapioca pieces and the coconut mixture and allow it to cook.

Step 6

Stir well, till all the water gets evaporated and it becomes dry.

Step 7

Preparation of Meen Curry:
For preparing gravy:
1)Crush onion, green chilly and ginger. Heat about a quarter of a cup of coconut oil or vegetable oil in a frying a pan.

Step 8

Add mustard seeds and when they splutter, add cumin seeds, chopped onions, few curry leaves and ground paste.

Step 9

Add a mixture of turmeric, chilly powder and paprika powder in half a cup of water and allow it to cook.

Step 10

When the oil begins to clear, add the remaining spices previously ground, half a cup of `tamarind pulp` and sufficient additional water to make enough gravy to cover all the fish pieces when cooking subsequently.

Step 11

Add salt and cook until the gravy is thick. Keep this aside.

Step 12

For cooking the fish in the gravy:
1)Take a fairly large frying pan.

Step 13

Prepare a bed of curry leaves.

Step 14

Arrange the pieces of fish on this bed.

Step 15

Pour the previously prepared gravy over this. The pieces of fish should be completely covered.

Step 16

Add the remaining curry leaves and kukum star pieces. Cover with a lid and cook slowly. Do not stir.

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Lakshmi Ram

Excellent kappa and meen curry..

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