Fish (pieces) – 500 gms
Fenugreek seeds- ½ tsp
Mustard seeds- ¼ tsp
Shallots (Crushed) – 6
Ginger (crushed) – 3 tsp
Garlic(crushed)- 3 tsp
Chili powder- 2 tsp
Coriander powder- 2½
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Kudampuli (Cocum)- 3 small pieces
Heat oil in a clay pot (manchatti) and add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
Add fenugreek seeds and saute till it becomes brown.
Soak the Kudumpuli (Cocum) in water.
Add curry leaves and after a few seconds add crushed ginger, garlic, salt and fry till it turns golden brown
Into this put the crushed shallots and fry till it turns brown.
Reduce the flame and add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and stir until the color of the masala turns to dark.
Add the kudumpuli (cocum) water and bring it to boil
Add the cleaned fish pieces and cook over medium heat until the fish is cooked.