Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Ayala pollichathu / Mackerel in coconut milk





Meen polichathu usually preparing in banana leaf.This recipe is from my mom in law . she used to prepare it in little gravy without  banana leaf .
An easy peasy method to prepare tasty fish curry.Addition of coconut milk will give a special flavor and taste to the curry.Already I have posted the typical method with sardines (mathi).

Ingredients :

  • Fish : 1/2 kg ( I used mackerel / Ayala)
  • Onion chopped : 1
  • Tomato chopped : 1
  • Fish tamarind : 2 piece
  • Garlic : 5
  • Fenugreek seeds / uluva : 1/4 tspn
  • Ginger chopped : 1 small piece
  • Onion chopped : 1 small
  • Tomato chopped : 1
  • Turmeric powder : 1/4 tspn
  • Chilly powder : 1 tblspn
  • Coriander powder : 1 tspn
  • Thick coconut milk : 1 cup
  • Curry leaves : 2 spring
  • Salt
  • Oil

Method :

  • Wash and clean the fish.Cut it in to pieces.Soak fish tamarind in water.
  • Heat a clay pot with oil.Add fenugreek seeds .Let it splutter and add chopped onion, salt ,ginger garlic, and curry leaves.
  • Saute it well and add chopped tomato and salt.
  • Now add turmeric powder,chilly powder and coriander powder too.
  • Mix it well.Add soaked fish tamarind
  • Add coconut milk and 1/2 cup of water.
  • Check for salt and cover the clay pot with its lid.

  • Cook it in medium flame.
  • Yummy meen pollichathu is ready to serve!

Note :

  • If you don,t prefer gravy don't add water and make it dry then transfer it in to banana leaf


10 comments:

  1. Looks tempting.. :)
    Thanks for sharing.
    Cheers
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  2. The look of that gravy bespeaks much flavour!

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  3. Looks delicious Remmy! Love that your recipes are each simple enough and still packed with lots of flavor.

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  4. super..mouthwatering,kurachu kappayum koodi undenkil kushal ayii :D

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  5. Kothipichu..love the color too,yum

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