Mathanga Payar Olan (Pumpkin-Lobia cooked in coconut milk)

Soak Lobia (Black eyed peas) for approx. 5-6 hours. Boil this with a pinch of salt and adequate water. Now cook pumpkin and green chillies in thin coconut milk till the vegetable becomes soft. Add boiled lobia & salt as required and cook it for another 1-2 minutes. Simmer and add thick coconut milk. Switch…

Kingfish (surmai/arka) Varutharacha Curry

Cut the fish into medium size and wash it carefully. Marinate with 1/2 tsp turmeric and a pinch of salt. Prepare the masala: In a saucepan, dry fry cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, black pepper corns &, coriander powder, red chili powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder & bay leaf for around 3-4 mins in low heat. Add…

Aavoli Fry (Black Pomfret Fried)

Preparation Cut the fish into medium sized pieces and clean it with fresh water. Blend onion, garlic cloves, black pepper corns, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Prepare a fine paste. Marinate the fish with this paste and keep aside for 15-20 mins. In a deep fry-pan heat oil. Place the fish one by one…

Prawns in Coconut Gravy

Ingredients Medium size prawns: ½ kg Green Chilies: 5 (finely sliced in lengthwise) Ginger – 5gm (finely sliced like lengthwise) Small Onion (South Indian): 10 cloves Garlic Cloves: 5 Coconut: ¼ (Grated) Refined Oil/Olive Oil: 1 tbsp Tamarind pulp: 25gm (from approx. size of a small lemon) Turmeric Powder: ½ sp Chilly Powder: 1 ½…

Prawns in Coconut Gravy

Preparation Clean the prawns and sprinkle a pinch of salt and turmeric powder over it. Now put fish into a kadhai and pour the tamarind pulp into this. Cook it for 10-12 min. In the meantime blend grated coconut, chilly powder, turmeric powder, and cumin seeds. Add small onions into this and make a thick…

Surmai (Kingfish) Pan Fried

Ingredients Surmai (Kingfish) – 1 kg Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Chilli powder – 2 ½ tsp Black Pepper corns – 1tsp Garlic Cloves – 4-5 Onion – 1 big Olive Oil or any Refined Oil – 4 tbsp Salt as required Mint Leaves or herbs – Only if you like Preparation Clean the fish…

Surmai (Kingfish) Pan Fried

Preparation Clean the fish and sprinkle a pinch of turmeric powder and salt over it. Blend onion, garlic cloves, black pepper corns, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Prepare a fine paste. Rub it all over the fish and keep side for around 10-15 mins. In a deep fried pan pour refined/olive oil. Layered the…

Karimeen (Green Chromide) Pollichatu

Ingredients Karimeen – 4 Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Chilli powder – 2 ½ tsp Black Pepper Powder – 1tsp Garlic Cloves – 4-5 Small Onion (South Indian) – 5-6 Olive Oil or any Refined Oil – 4 tbsp Salt as required Mint Leaves or herbs – Only if you like For Garnishing Purpose Lemon…

Karimeen (Green Chromide) Pollichatu

Preparation Clean the fish and finely make zebra stripes on it with a knife. Blend small onions, garlic cloves, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Make a good paste. Now carefully fill this paste into the fish. Also add herbs into this. Keep the fish aside for around 10-20 mins. Pre-heat the…

Fish Molly

Ingredients Black Pomfret (Aavoli, Halwa or Kala Paplet)/Kingfish (Surmai/Arka): 1kg Green chilies: 8 (finely sliced like matchsticks) Ginger – 10gm (finely sliced like matchsticks) Onion: 2 medium size (finely sliced) Black pepper – 20gm (crushed) Coconut: 1 (Grated) Oil: 100gm Tamarind: 25gm (approx. size of a small lemon) Turmeric Powder: ½ sp Red Chilly Powder:…