Sunday, February 21, 2010


  1. Pomfret(cut pieces/slit) - ½ kg
  2. Kashmiri chilly - 2 tabs
  3. Red chilly - 4 no s
  4. Salt - to taste
  5. Coconut oil -2 tabs
  6. Green chilly(half slit) - 4 no s
  7. Coccum(extract water of) - 5 to 6 pods
  8. Water -required
  9. Ginger(small chopped) - 2 tsp
  10. Garlic(chopped) - 2 tsp
  11. Shallots(small chopped) - 1 cup
  12. Pumpkin(medium pieces) - 4 pieces
  13. Drumstick(half slit) - 4 pieces
  14. Tomato(medium slices) - ½ cup
  15. Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  16. Lemon juice - ½ tsp
  17. Fenugreek powder - ½ tsp
  18. Coriander Powder - 2 tsp

How to Prepare:

1.Clean and cut the fish fillets into pieces keep it aside. (You can use any kind of fish I used pomfret here.)

2.Take a clay vessel /meen chatty ,add coconut oil in it when it gets hot add mustard seeds about 1 tsp ,when it gets splutter add red chilly into it , then pieces of ginger garlic and then shallots and sauté well till it becomes light brown in color ,then add half slit drumsticks ,and medium cut pieces of pumpkin and mix well for few minutes .

3. Add ½ tsp of turmeric powder ,2 tabs of kashmiri chilly powder ,2 tsp of coriander powder ,and mix well ,then add coccum extract water ( instead of coccum ,tamarind extract can also add) mix together ,and add required water for enough gravy and close with a lid for 5 to 7 minutes for boiling the texture.

4.After 7 minutes open the lid and add the fish fillets into the gravy add salt to taste and 1 spoon of fenugreek powder and close with a lid for another 5 to 10 minutes at simmer mode for cooking.

5.After 10 minutes open the lid and add tomato slices and squeeze ½ tsp of lemon juice and put 1 spring of curry leaves to decorate the fish curry.

6.Turn off the fire, serve it in a dish.


  1. Nice recipe reshmi,love all your nonveg dishes,u have nice collection of recipes...this one looks very delicious and love the colour ot it...

  2. Spicy fish curry... looks perfect for kappa!

  3. Dear kothiyavunnu ithu kandittu...Ini adukalayil nilkathe appurathenganum poyi rest edukku...

  4. Never tried fish and veggies together apart from eggplants, this curry looks truly tempting and delicious..

  5. spicy and mouth watering, dear!

  6. This curry looks so yummy, love your addition of pumpkin and drumstick......

  7. Beautiful color, loving the dish.

  8. Engane kothipikaruthu ketto..Njangal neimeenokke kandittu thanne kalam etra ayenno...

    Great dish reshmi...

    Kairali sisters

  9. thanks to kairali sisters ,vrinda ,priya, priya,asha ,fathima ,pari and sushma...

  10. thanks for all my friends here to leave comments...u all r the inspiration for me to do all these...thank u so much..

  11. thank u tina dear...madichii aayi irunnu poyaal pinneiii engneyonnum cheyyan thonnuilyaa...athaa njan kitchenil idakku pareekshanthinu kayarunnathu...alpam exerciseum aakumello..

  12. I love curry! This curry looks perfect!

  13. hot and spicy fish curry...yummy...

  14. adipoli curry... spicy and delicious.. kurachu chooru undenkil eppol thanne motham finish cheyyamayirunnu

  15. puthiya curyyaato eniku..nalla choodu chorum ee curryum,help cheyyan arelum undo resh??..take caretoo.