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One of my favorite fish is King fish or Neymeen (in Malayalam), shallow fried king fish combined with sautéed onions and tomatoes, a delicious King fish roast… King fish is definitely one of the favorite fish of most Keralites and is the preferred fish to be served during special occasions. It is really good for making fish biryanis. King fish biryani, king...

  Pan fried tuna coated with an aromatic Asian glaze… My plan was to make seared tuna, last minute plan changes and I went ahead and pan fried it. I would order seared tuna in a good restaurant, however I seem to have trouble making seared tuna in my kitchen. The thought that it’s not well cooked kind of bothers me when I cook it by myself. So, I went...

Kerala style King fish curry made with Kodampuli or Gambodge or Malabar Tamarind. I’m enjoying this Summer with my parents and making every moment memorable. The best part is that when I’m back from work, dinner will be ready on the dining table: this happens only if my mom is with me. Today, she made this finger licking Kerala style fish curry along...

Fish cooked in curry leaves gravy, aromatic and green fish curry… Curry leaves are unavoidable in South Indian cooking, they impart an incredible aroma and taste to any dish. A sprig of curry leaves are added while cooking almost all veggie and fish dishes. It’s also added into the oil for tempering along with mustard seeds and dry red chilies, as it...

Ground fish made into cutlets or patties, great for making sandwich or burger or top your salads or wrap in a tortilla or pita… I have a soft corner towards patties or cutlets, for that reason I often tend to turn any meat into patties. Add some seasonings to the ground meat or fish along with veggies, make into patties and pan fry or bake them. The patties...

Pan fried and blackened Trout, a healthy and easy recipe… One of my favorite ways of making fish is by pan frying the seasoned fillets in very little oil. Pan fried fish fillets go well with almost any kind of side dishes. Pilaf, mashed potatoes, roasted veggies, risotto, pasta or just steamed jasmine rice. This does make a healthy meal and great for those...

Tilapia fillets coated with parmesan and corn flake crumbs and baked till crispy; turned out to be a delicious meal… A couple of days ago, my Man graced the kitchen and made baked crusted haddock for dinner. I was totally impressed and I enjoyed it thoroughly,the fillets were perfectly crispy yet juicy inside. Since, I came home so hungry after work, I just...

South Indian style Fish curry made with gun powder… Gun powder is a South Indian ground spice made by roasting dals or lentils along with whole dry red chilies, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and a few other ingredients and then ground into fine powder. This ground spice is also called Idli podi and is usually mixed with oil and served with Idli or Dosa. This...

Whole fish cooked in banana leaf is one of the delicacies of Kerala… I love cooking with whole fish; when the fish is wrapped in banana leaf and cooked, it gets even more exciting. One of the delicious ways of cooking fish in Kerala is by slightly pan frying the whole fish and then wrapping the fish covered with masala in banana leaf. This dish is called “Meen...

Shallow fried fish submerged in creamy coconut and tomato gravy, absolutely delicious… Every time I cook with fish, I try to make it differently. I’ve already shared the recipe for making so many different kind of fish curries. Fish is a staple food for non-vegetarians in Kerala. My family being a hard core non-vegetarians, either fish or meat will be...