Sunday, March 15, 2009

Fish Curry (Andhra Chepa pulusu)

Yummy dish with Fish...especially andhra people loves it....!!!!!!!!


1 Kg fish
3 medium Onions
2 medium tomato
2-3 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 lemon sized tamarind
Salt To Taste
1tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
1tsp turmeric powder
1-2 tsp red chilli powder
2-3 green chilli
1/2tsp garam masala powder(cloves+cardmom)
1tsp corriander powder
corrainder leaves
curry leaves

Preparation :-

Marination :

1)Clean the fish and cut it to your desired size pieces.

2)Add salt,1 tsp red chilli powder,1 tsp ginger garlic paste,1/2 tsp turmeric,1/4 tsp garam masala to the fish pieces and apply the mixture to the fish pieces with hand.Keep it aside for an hour.

Curry fish Preparation:

3)Cut the onion,tomato,green chilli into slices.

4)Take a wide pan otherwise the fish pieces get mashed while you are stirring. Heat the frying pan,add some oil,turmeric powder,mustard seeds,cumin seeds to the pan. Let the mustard seeds get splutter.

5)Now add chopped onion and green chilli,curry leaves.Let the onions gets slightly brown in color.Add 1-2 tsp ginger garlic paste to the onions and stir for half a minute.

6)Add chopped tomato and let it cook softly.Add corrainder powder,garam masala powder and stir for a minute.

7)Now add tamarind juice(Soak tamarind in warm water so that you can get the juice easily),add salt and let the sauce gets boiled.

8)Add the marinated fish pieces and simmer the stove.Let the fish pieces cooked in the sauce for 15-20 minutes.Stir the pieces very carefully,It's better not to stir too often.Make sure that the fish piece is almost sinked in the sauce so that it gets cooked nicely.

9)Adjust the salt and chilli powder according to your interest and turn off the heat.

10) Garnish with fresh corriander leaves and server hot with rice/roti/paratha.

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sunil paladugu said...

Hi sirisha,
your fish recipe is awesome. Fish is my favourite dish,i cooked it for the first time and the taste you can't imagine or rather i should say i couldn't believe it, it was stunning....

thanks for the recipe...

Sirisha said...

Hi Sunil,

Thanks for your comments...Very happy to know that you prepared fish pulusu tastefully for the first time itself....They were very encouraging at posting new recipes....Thanks again.

Andhra Recipes said...


Cheppala pulusu really good tasted recipe......
I like your blog......
Thanks for share........

Anil Reddy said...

I love Indian non veg recipes. Especially Andhra fish curry recipe. This is best combination for Jonna rotte recipe i think so. Thanks for sharing. Best platform for learners who are trying to learn how to cook andhra chepala pulusu recipe.

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