Ayala Vattichathu (Mackerel curry)2013-01-10
- Yield: 1
- Servings: 3
- Prep Time: 30m
- Cook Time: 30m
- Ready In: 30m
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Ayala Vattichathu | Mackerel curry
Malabar style ayala vattichathu recipe with kudam puli.
Fish vattichahtu/ pattichathu is a traditional christian dish. They serve this dish along with appam or rice. In malabar area we prepare fish curry with tamarind. Most of the people don’t like the taste of kudam puli. But kudam puli is more healthier than tamarind and having lots of health benefits like it helps in digestion,weight loss etc… But ayala vattichahtu with kudam puli is so delicious and spicy. You can also prepare this with tamarind.
I have tried some fish recipe like Ayala pollichathu with step by step photos
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How to make ayala vattichathu
1/2 kg of Mackerel(ayala)
1 cup of sliced shallots
3 no of Tomato
4 no of sliced Green chilli
1 tbsp. of Ginger garlic paste
3 piece of kudam puli(soak kudam puli in 1 glass of water for 15 minutes)
2 springs of Curry leaves
2 tbsp. of kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 spn. of Turmeric powder
1 spn. of Oil
1/4 spn. of Fenugreek seeds
Salt as required
Water as required
Heat oil in a clay pot. splutter fenugreek seeds.
Add chopped small onion,green chillies and curry leaves.Fry well in low flame.
when onion get fried,add ginger garlic paste.saute for 5 min.
Add tomatoes and fry till tomatoes become mushy.
Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Fry for 1-2 minutes in low flame.
When oil starts to come out the masala, add kudam puli and 2 cup of water water. Boil well.
When curry reduced to half, add fish. cook in low flame without covering the pan.
Once it becomes thick gravy,remove from flame.