RECIPE NAMESeer Fish Vevichathu
CUTPieces
CUISINEKerala
Type of cookingVevichathu
TOTAL TIME = 40 Min
TIME FOR PREPARATION10 Min
TIME FOR COOKING30 Min
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RECIPE DESCRIPTION:

Seer Fish Vevichathu is a spicy red fish curry popular in Kottayam region of Kerala. Seer Fish is a good choice and goes well with boiled tapioca and rice. 

Seer Fish Vevichathu

INGREDIENTS

Seer Fish Vevichathu-ingradient

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INGREDIENTS FOR THE FISH

Seer Fish½ kg
Chilli powder3 ½ tbsp
Coriander powder1 tsp
Turmeric powder1 tsp
Pepper powder¾ tsp
Fenugreek powder¼ tsp
Gambooge5 pieces (soaked in water for 10 mins)
Curry Leaves10-15
Ginger1 inch piece finely chopped
Garlic6 thinly sliced pieces
Shallots (small onion)8 thinly sliced pieces
Garlic paste1 tsp
Ginger paste1 tsp
Coconut oil3 tbsp
Mustard1 tsp
SaltTo taste

Required Fish

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HOW TO PREPARE

  • Make a paste with chilli, coriander, turmeric, pepper and fenugreek powder along with ginger paste and garlic paste. Keep it aside.
  • Take a thick aluminium pan and heat coconut oil, add mustard seeds to crackle.
  • Add curry leaves, sliced ginger and garlic pieces and shallots and sauté for some time.
  • Add the prepared paste to it and sauté for another 5 min in medium flame till it leaves its raw smell.
  • Add 650ml (2½ kg cups) hot water, salt and gambooge and let it boil.
  • Add fish pieces and cook for 5 min in high flame and then for 10 min in low flame.
  • When fish is cooked add ½ Tbsp of coconut oil and a pinch of fenugreek powder and curry leaves.
  • Keep it for 1-2 hours before serving.

TIP: 

Tastes best with rice or boiled tapioca.