Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry

Fish cooked in Coconut milk

Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry

Fish cooked in Coconut milk

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By Nandini Menon

Published On: 28 Feb 2014

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

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Step 1 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 1

Clean fish and cut into pieces.

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Step 2 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 2

Grate coconut and grind ¼ parts into fine paste and keep aside.

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Step 3 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 3

Take 1 cup of first coconut milk and 3 cups of second coconut milk from the rest of grated coconut.

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Step 4 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 4

Place a clay pot on flame and pour in the coconut oil.

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Step 5 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 5

Roast fenugreek until its color turns dark brown.

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Step 6 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 6

Add sliced onions and sauté until it become translucent.

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Step 7 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 7

Add coriander powder after reducing flame to minimum or removing the pot from the fire. Roast it for 1 minute in lowest flame.

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Step 8 Meen Varutharacha Pal Curry  Recipe

Step 8

Add chilly powder and roast until the color changes to bright red.

Step 9

Immediately add sliced tomatoes and curry leaves & continue sauté.

Step 10

Add coconut paste and sauté until oil separates.

Step 11

Add second coconut milk after mixing 1 tsp nice rice powder in it.

Step 12

Add mangoes into the gravy and let the gravy bubble, in good flame.

Step 13

Add fish pieces and salt and cook the curry with closed lid in low fire.

Step 14

When fish pieces are cooked well and gravy reduced ¾ parts, add thick coconut milk.

Step 15

Stir. Do not allow the gravy to boil after adding thick coconut milk.

Step 16

Remove from fire.

Step 17

Place a small kadai on fire pour in 2 tbsp coconut oil and fry sliced shallots until golden brown. Add curry leaves, fry and pour in the curry.

Step 18

:- Serve with hot rice.

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