Meen Peera - Squid and Mussel Peera - Fish in Coconut, Kerala Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 5 People
 
Ingredients
To Grind
  • Coconut, grated- 1½ cups
  • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
While cooking
  • Squid, chopped- 7 small squids
  • Mussel- 15, large
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Garlic, chopped- 3, cloves
  • Ginger, chopped- 1 inch
  • Curry leaves- 2 sprig
  • Green chilies, chopped- 3
  • Tamarind- 2 inch slice
  • Coconut Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- to taste
Instructions
  1. In a blender, coarsely grind the coconut and turmeric powder along with very little water. Don't make into a paste.
  2. In a clay pot or non-stick cooking pan, combine the squid, mussel along with coarsely ground coconut, cumin seeds, garlic, ginger, green chilies, curry leaves, tamarind, coconut oil and salt.
  3. Instead of squid and mussels, you could use Anchovies (netholi).
  4. Cover the pan with its lid and cook till the squid and mussels have cooked well.
  5. Open the lid and cook till the liquid in the dish dries off. This is a dry dish.
  6. Serve with appam, orotti, rice etc.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas at http://www.thasneen.com/cooking/meen-peera-squid-and-mussel-peera-fish-in-coconut-kerala-recipe/