Puttukada Fish Curry

Puttukada Fish Curry - This recipe is from Vanitha Magazine. The dish is famous in a hotel called 'Puttukada' at Karunagappally in Kerala. I tried this recipe and it came out very well. Goes well with Puttu or rice. Ingredients Fish - 1 kg Coconut - 2 Chilly Powder - 50g Coriander Powder - 50g Green Chilly - 10 nos Ginger - 50g Kumkum Star (Kudum Puli) - 5 Turmeric powder - 1 tsp Shallots (Small Onion) - 100g Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp Dry Red Chillies - 10 nos Coconut Oil - 150g Salt as to taste Curry Leaves - 3 stems Method Take the coconut extract by grinding in a mixer. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, and the dry red chillies. Add the small onions chopped into this and fry for some time. Add the ginger and green chilly to this and fry for some more time. Add the coriander and the chilly Powder. Pour the coconut milk to this. When it starts to boil, add the fish fillets and salt. Add the kumkum star filtered water and turmeric powder. When the gravy thickens, add curry leaves and mix once more very gently. Serve hot.