Of Flavours & Tastes…

Thakkali Aracha Meen Curry (Fish in ground tomato sauce)

6 pieces of fish (mine is 2 pomfrets cut into three each)
6 medium tomatoes chopped
1 small onion chopped
4 green chillies chopped
1 small piece of ginger chopped
1 sprig curry leaf
1 tsp chilly powder
Pinch of turmeric powder
1 piece of coccum
1/4 cup water
2 tbsp coconut oil
salt as needed
  • Prepare a paste by grinding the tomatoes.
  • Heat oil in a small curry pot (preferably earthenware) and sauté chopped onion,green chillies,ginger and curry leaves till onion change colour.
  • Add turmeric and chilly powder and sauté till the raw smell disappears
  • Now add the tomato mixture and sauté  for 2 minutes.
  • Add coccum,salt and water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the fish pieces and reduce the flame.Cook till the curry thickens and fish get cooked well.
  • Serve with chappathi/rice/appam.

3 comments on “Thakkali Aracha Meen Curry (Fish in ground tomato sauce)

  1. Authenticoriyafood
    April 4, 2011

    Looks very tempting!!! Will be an awesome combo with white rice !!


  2. Jaisy James
    April 4, 2011

    looks so tempting


  3. Only Fish Recipes
    April 4, 2011

    wow…I'm just drooling over these pics…yum yum yummy !


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This entry was posted on April 4, 2011 by in Fish, kerala food.


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