Fish Thoran (Meen Pattichathu. For preparing anchovies/netholi thoran(meen pattichathu), grind coarsely the coconut, shallots, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves and turmeric powder. Add this mixture to the fish in a pan. Add the soaked coccum and required salt.
Kudam puli scientifically known as Garcinia cambogia is actually good for the heart, cholesterol, and fights obesity. We knanayaites use this puli in all our fish (meen) curries. The only other people I know other than us who use Kudam puli is the = Coorgies. You can cook Fish Thoran (Meen Pattichathu using 10 ingredients and 2 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Fish Thoran (Meen Pattichathu
- You need 1/2 kg of fish cleaned and cut to small pieces.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of tamarind green (Cheema puli).
- You need of INGREDIENTS FOR THE GRAVY.
- It’s 1/4 cup of onions small.
- It’s 1 tbsp of Ginger,garlic chopped-each.
- You need 5 nos of green chillies or Kanthari.
- You need 1/2 tsp of turmeric.
- It’s 3 sprigs of curry leaves.
- It’s 1 tsp of salt (to taste),approx;.
- Prepare 1 cup of coconut grated.
Meen Vattichathu or Pattichathu, sardine fish cooked. Traditional hot and spicy fish curry Kerala India with dried red chilly and green curry leafs. Very popular coastal food eat with tapioca or rice. Meen Peera Pattichathu is yet another traditional Keralite delish.
Fish Thoran (Meen Pattichathu step by step
- All the spices listed above mixed with the coconut are slightly crushed gently in a mixer cum grinder. Now mix the fish with the sliced tamarind and the gravy as above..
- Pour the mixture in to a pan preferably a clay pan.See that there is enough water just to cover the fish. Cook for about 15-20 minutes till the thoran is dry. serve hot or cold.Yummy Meen thoran is ready.
This is more popular in Kottayam,a district in Kerala. This is usually made with small fish like Kozhuva. In some parts it is also known as Natholi.(Anchovies is its English Name. Thanks RP for informing me about this). Mathi Peera Pattichathu or sardines cooked with grated coconut is a popular Kerala lunch -seafood dish with enticing flavors!