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Chemmeen Moru Curry Recipe

Chemmeen Moru Curry
How to make Chemmeen Moru Curry

About Chemmeen Moru Curry Recipe: A hot and spicy, thick fish curry that you can easily prepare at home. Fish pieces simmered in a host of spices along with curd. Chemmeen moru curry is just the right dish to prepare for a dinner party and relish with friends and family.

  • Total Cook Time2 hrs
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Chemmeen Moru Curry

  • 1 Kg fish (mackerel)
  • 3/4 cup curd
  • 5 onion, chopped
  • 1 green chilli, sliced
  • curry leaves
  • To grind:
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • A small piece of ginger
  • To temper:
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • Curry leaves

How to Make Chemmeen Moru Curry

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Grind the ingredients listed to a smooth paste.
In a pan, add chopped small onion, green chilli and curry leaves. Add little water and salt.
Cover and cook in medium flame till the onion becomes soft and transparent.
Add the prepared paste. Mix everything well.
Add 1 to 1 1/2 cups of water. Cover and let it boil.
Now add the fish pieces. Simmer the flame and cook till the fish pieces are cooked well and gravy is thick enough. Finally, add curd. Mix very carefully
Switch off the flame before the gravy starts to boil.
Now in another pan, heat 1 tsp. oil. Add sliced small onion and curry leaves. Let the onions become brown. Add this to the fish curry.
Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Serve this fish curry hot with steamed rice.

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