December 16, 2013

Chepa Eguru (Fish Fry)

Fish - 1 kg
Onions - 4
Green chilli - 4
Ginger - 1" piece
Garlic cloves - 4
Coconut - 1/2 
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves - 1 cup(chopped)
Oil- 200 gm


  • Clean and cut fish into round pieces. Rub the pieces with salt and turmeric. Keep aside for 20 minutes then wash again.
  • Grate the coconut and soak it in hot water for 5 minutes. Strain through muslin cloth for obtaining coconut milk.
  • Grind ginger, garlic and cumin seeds to make paste.
  • Heat oil in thick bottom pan, add chopped onions and green chillies and saute till soft. Add ginger paste, fry for 2 minutes
  • Add fish pieces,salt, turmeric, chilli powder. Mix gently. Cook in medium flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk and close the lid. Cook till fish pieces are  well cooked.
  • Lastly add coriander leaves.
  • Serve warm or cool with rice.

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