Varutharacha Meen Curry (Fish Curry)

Varutharacha Meen Curry is a very popular Malayalee delicacy throughout Kerala. Any fish as per your choice can be used in the preparation of this tasty dish. Varutharacha Meen Curry goes well with almost anything like pathiri, puttu as well as with white steamed rice. Grated coconut is fried with spices and then ground to a fine paste. Fish pieces are cooked in this spicy coconut mixture with tamarind pulp which makes Varutharacha Meen Curry simply irresistible. Spicy flavor of the dish can be adjusted as per preference. Varutharacha Meen Curry requires very little time for the preparation. The thick, flavorful gravy of this dish is tempting. Our Varutharacha Meen Curry is well explained in simple sentences.

Varutharacha Meen Curry (Fish Curry)

Varutharacha Meen Curry is a very popular Malayalee delicacy throughout Kerala. Any fish as per your choice can be used in the preparation of this tasty dish. Varutharacha Meen Curry goes well with almost anything like pathiri, puttu as well as with white steamed rice. Grated coconut is fried with spices and then ground to a fine paste. Fish pieces are cooked in this spicy coconut mixture with tamarind pulp which makes Varutharacha Meen Curry simply irresistible. Spicy flavor of the dish can be adjusted as per preference. Varutharacha Meen Curry requires very little time for the preparation. The thick, flavorful gravy of this dish is tempting. Our Varutharacha Meen Curry is well explained in simple sentences.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By sowmya anilpillai

Published On: 17 Feb 2004

Rating: 4
51 Votes, 32 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 3
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 2

Add coconut, chilly powder, coriander powder, onions, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.

Step 3

Fry on a medium heat for 20 mins, till it becomes brown.

Step 4

Cool the mix and grind it in a mixer grinder.

Step 5

Pour tamarind pulp water and grind again.

Step 6

Heat the remaining oil in the same pan.

Step 7

Add the paste and stir.

Step 8

Add turmeric powder and salt.

Step 9

When the paste boils and aroma comes, add fish pieces.

Step 10

Add sufficient water such that the pieces are well immersed in the mix.

Step 11

:- Add less water, if you want it thick.

Step 12

Allow Varutharacha Meen Curry (Fish Curry) to boil in a medium flame and let the gravy thicken.

Step 13

:- Varutharacha Meen Curry (Fish Curry) is ready.

Step 14

:- Serve Varutharacha Meen Curry (Fish Curry) hot with rice.

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Najma Jigeeshu

Very tasty meen curry..turned out well..same as moms recipe.. Thank you..

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Meena Mohan Das

Thank you for saving my day!

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Anukutty

Kallakki Sowmyakutty.....proud to have a family members recipe here.....I m trying this today

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Mary Thomas

Wow!..keep posting more recipes

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chandu

I am not a big fan of fish but my husband is. Thank you for this super easy fish curry. Its easy and very tasty...

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reema r

this recipe is simply great. i tried it with tuna cubes. thanx for making it simple and delicious.

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sherin

very nice dish... picture also looks good...

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janani

wow.. sucha tasty curry.. I can eat a whle lot of fish with this..

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rajina

you have so many recipes sowmya... nice work, I often check for your recipes

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vini

this recipe is so nice and tasty.. taste is enhanced as it sits more.. thanks sowmya

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Riya

Superb..My husband loved it...nice naadan taste.Thanks sowmya

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Roshma Jayaprakash

I was looking for a good kerala style curry.. then i came across yours and when i read i felt it might be good.. i tried and i loved it ... my family also loved it especially the kids.. i tried with prawns also ... it is really magnificent but with prawns we have to add tomato for a much tastier flavour.... thanx for sharing this receipe with us !!!

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vidya

very very tasty.must try recipe

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karthika

excellent recipe!!

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Nisha Rajan

Recipe is superb. It `s very tasty with tapioca and even appams.I make it often at home.

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rija

awesome recipe

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Deepak

Great recipe, turned out so very good.

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Praseeda

Thanks for sharing a good receipe with us.

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Mani

Try adding muringakka and vazhakka , it tastes really good in the gravy

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benny

away from home town , far in kuwait the dish reminds me of the aroma from mummy;s kitchen

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nisha

sowmya...thanks a ton for having posted this recipe. i always wanted to make the varathracha curry at home...but kept putting it off thinking it going to be toooo difficult.but i tried this one 2day and it turned out very tasty. nisha

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sonia

Excellent!!!

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suresh

Nannayittundu ,malayalikalkku ithu cherunna curry yanu

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Binu

I cannot but agree with the others who have commented on this recipe. It really is excellent. For that authentic kerala fish curry taste, look no further than this recipe. Works well with most varieties of fish, too.

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Umesh

Nice Recipe..Thnx

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kaladevi

Naadan curry,inganeyaanu sadharana veettil curry undakkunnathu,Nannayittundu

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janaki

I amde this curry today and is posting the rating after that.It is very very tasty.I made it with mackerel

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a novice

This recipe is really good... I was looking around for a kerala style fish curry when I stumbled upon this one. Although I prefer fried fish to curry, this dish appealed to my taste buds and my husband`s too. Thanx for posting this !

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shilpa menon

this recipe is too good.for the 1st time my critical husband appreciated my fish curry.now i use this recipe several times a week for meals.thank you so much and keep up the good job

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shilpa

Very good recipe.I made it more thick by adding less water.keep posting

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Latha Pillai

Sowmya, your recipe was superb

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devi

tasty and less spicy,very good with boiled tapioca

VincySure...its really good

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