Meen Mulligatanni Recipe

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Meen Mulligatanni
  • Chef: Chef John
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

This simple fish curry is to die for. Based in thick coconut milk, it is made from a handful of ingredients, chilli being the most prominent one. It tastes best when served with rice.

Ingredients of Meen Mulligatanni

  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped onions
  • 1/2 tsp ginger strips
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, chopped
  • Green chillies to taste
  • 5 curry leaves
  • 3 Tbsp Mulligatanni masala
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 pieces of fish (pick any)
  • 6 Tbsp coconut milk
  • Masala:
  • Dry red chillies
  • 3 Tbsp toddy vinegar
  • 1 tsp coriander powder

How to Make Meen Mulligatanni

  • For the Mulligatanni masala:
  • 1.Soak dry red chillies for 1/2 an hour.
  • 2.Grind with coriander powder to a fine paste and add vinegar.
  • For the preparation:
  • 1.Heat coconut oil in a pan. Add chopped onions, thin strips of ginger, chopped garlic, green chillies and curry leaves.
  • 2.Now add the mulligatanni masala with water and salt. Add fish, cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 3.Add the coconut milk before removing the pan from the stove and serve hot with rice.