Naadan Meen Curry -Thrissur style

Naadan Meen Curry -Thrissur style
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Sardines /Mackerel/ Natholi fish (anchovies) 1/2 Kg

Red chilli powde 2 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder 1/2 tsp

Green chillies slit 2

Kodam puli(kukum star)4

Curry leaves as needed

Salt to taste

Oil as needed

Fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp

Shallots(chopped) 3

Fresh coconut milk 1/2 cup


1 Coat the fish pieces with salt and keep aside.

2 Soak Kodampuli for 10 minutes in lukewarm water

3 In a chatti (Claypot) cook kodampuli with water adding turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt for 5to 7 minutes

4 Add fish pieces. Cook on medium heat till the fish pieces are cooked well.

5 To the cooked fish gravy, add fresh coconut milk and let it cook for 2 minutes on low heat.

6 In another pan, heat oil and splutter fenugreek seeds. Then fry chopped shallots until golden brown,put curry leaves and pour it over the fish curry.

Cooked parboiled rice or chapathis and this curry are great combos….


2 thoughts on Naadan Meen Curry -Thrissur style

  • WP Themes
    August 11, 2010 at 6:05 am

    Awesome recipe corner

  • ajolkaa
    October 6, 2010 at 5:01 pm

    Thank you so much for the thrissur version of fish curry