Thursday, September 23, 2010

Fish Masala/Fish Puttu

Tuna: 1/4 kg
Onion Chopped: 2 medium
Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Chilly powder: 1/4 tbsp
Coriander powder: 1/2 tbsp
Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
Fennel seed powder: 1/2 tsp
Green chilli: 3 Nos
Ginger chopped: 1/4 tbsp
Garlic chopped: 1/4 tbsp
Curry leaves: 
Salt: to taste
Water: 1/2 cup

Clean and cut the fish into small pieces.
Boil the fish with enough water, add salt and turmeric powder.
Cover and cook for 10 minutes or till soft.
Remove bones of the fish. Mash well with spoon, keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and green chilli, Sauté for few minutes.
Add onion, fry till golden color.
Add chilly powder, coriander powder, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, fennel seed powder and salt. Saute until the raw smell goes.
Add the fish, cover and cook the fish in low flame for at least 10-12 minutes.
Remove from fire and serve hot with rice or chappathi.


  1. wow that is a great idea..although im wondering what fish u sued

  2. This would be a great combo with kanji... or hot rice and curd..

  3. Can I know which fish did you use for this recipe!

  4. This looks good..great idea, which fish did you use?

  5. Great!! just thinking about how tasty it will be with hot rice.

  6. I love the fish to have with rasam rice

    Pushpa @

  7. I love this kind of recipe...nice indeed...

  8. Love it with rice..We too posted a similar recipe(fish podimas) few weeks back..Superb recipe!!

  9. suja, open book, savitha, aparna i used caned tuna for this but u can use any type of fish like shark, tuna, pomfret, tilapia, mackrel.