Meen Mulagu Curry
2-3 Servings ~ 30 minutes
  • Fish-Rohu 1/2 kg
  • Coconut Oil-3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds-1 tbsp
  • Dry red chilly-2
  • Ginger-2 tbsp sliced
  • Garlic-2 tbsp sliced
  • Green chilly-2 tbsp roughly chopped
  • Onion-2 sliced
  • Curry leaves-2 strings
  • Tamarind-lemon size soaked in water
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder-2 tbsp
  • Salt-as per taste
  • Hing powder-1/2 tbsp

Meen Mulagu Curry


1) Clean & wash the fish pieces. Now keep an earthen pot/deep pan on stove.
2) Add coconut oil & leave it till it becomes hot.Now splutter mustard seeds & dry red chilly.
3) Add 1 string of curry leaves,ginger,garlic,green chilly. Sauté till it turns golden brown.
4) Add onion,salt & turmeric powder.Sauté till onions becomes nice golden brown in color.
5) Lower the flame. Add red chilly powder.Mix well till it leaves it’s raw smell.
6) Add 4 cups of water & tamarind water in it(make sure you squeeze the tamarind well before removing it from water).
7) Mix well & leave it on low flame for 10 minutes with closed lid.
8) Now add the fish pieces,mix well & leave it again with closed lid on a low flame for 15 minutes.
9) Add hing powder,few drops of coconut oil & 1 string of curry leaves.Check salt,if required then add now.
10) Switch off the flame & serve it hot with steamed rice.

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