Fish head clean – 1 kg
Coriander powder – 2 tabsp
Chilli powder – 3 tsp
Pepper powder – 1 tsp
Fenugreek powder – 1tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Grated coconut – 1 cup
Small onion – 1/4 cup
Green chillies – 3 nos
Ginger chopped – 1 tabsp
Garlic chopped – 1 tabsp
Salt to taste
cambodge/ kokum/ kudam puli – 3-4 pieces soaked in water
Fry grated coconut and grind it. Keep this aside.
Clean and cut fish head in to pieces . Heat coconut oil in a earthen pot, saute onion, green chillies, ginger,garlic and curry leaves. When the onion turn light brown in colour, add soaked coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, fenugreek powder. Cook till the raw smell leaves. Now add cambodge along with soaked water. Now add extra water if needed. add fish head pieces and salt. When the fish is half cooked, add ground coconut paste. Close the lid and cook for sometime. when the gravy is thick, switch off the stove.
Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Pour on top of the curry.
11 thoughts on “Meen thala curry / Fish head in spicy gravy”
very delicious and nicely made kuzhambu…
My hubby loves to eat fish head curry.. Yours looks fantastic.. Will definitely try it Beena 🙂
Wow! Droolworthy curry here..my favorite.
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Ee curriku oru vaylie thala ulla meen venam allo. Adipoli.
delicious head curry n wow so cute lil fingers 🙂
wow..so hot n spicy..
very tempting and must try this for this sunday!!
Delicious and finger licking goodness curry, the all time fav in my family. Finally, I can get to leave comments on your space.
Looks so delicious and mouthwatering.
Mouthwatering curry so good. If I prepare this in home my sis will finish within second 🙂
aah…nice . we never use pepper in fish thou. good one, dear !