Chettinad Fish Curry Recipe

Chettinad Fish Curry is a spicy and flavorful South Indian dish made with fish cooked in a rich and aromatic gravy. The curry is known for its unique blend of spices and the use of coconut, which adds a creamy texture to the dish. Chettinad Fish Curry is best served with steamed rice or appam, and it is a popular choice for seafood lovers.

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Ingredients for Chettinad Fish Curry Recipe

  • 125 gram Fish Fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as required Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chettinad Spice Mix
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Chettinad Fish Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Marinate the fish with turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish until golden brown. Set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and chopped onions.
  • STEP 4.Saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste, chopped tomatoes, and the Chettinad spice mix.
  • STEP 6.Cook until the tomatoes are soft and the spices are well combined.
  • STEP 7.Add coconut milk and tamarind pulp to the pan and bring to a simmer.
  • STEP 8.Add the fried fish to the gravy and cook for a few more minutes.
  • STEP 9.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or appam.

Cooking Tips

  • Use fresh fish for the best flavor and texture.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • You can make your own Chettinad spice mix or use a store-bought one.

Storage and Serving

  • Chettinad Fish Curry tastes best when served fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop before serving.
Nutrition
value
475
calories per serving
12 g Fat24 g Protein62 g Carbs36 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    62g
  • Fiber
    36g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    62g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    36g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    195mg
  • Iron
    15mg
  • Vitamin A
    3638mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    2mg
  • Vitamin B9
    420mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    169mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    349mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    392mg
  • Selenium
    22mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp