Homemade Fish Curry Powder Recipe | Meen Curry Masala Podi with step by step preparations & photos. The South Indian style fish curry masala powder needs only a few ingredients to make the aromatic fish masala.The homemade fish curry powder doesn’t add any artificial flavors,preservatives or any. This is the naturalr of meen masala podi which makes your fish curry yummy than store-bought powder.Homemade powders are always better than store-bought ones.So better to make your masala powders at home unless otherwise any urgent needed situation.
The fish curry powder recipe followed by my grandma,then by my mom and me.Initially,my mom will prepare this meen curry masala podi at home in a bulk quantity. She will dry all the ingredients under the sun and give it to a flour mill and then store in an airtight container.Once all the preparations were done, she will give fish curry powder to my sisters and myself. Nowadays, I prepare myself at home in a small quantity and grinding in a mixer jar.
Let’s learn how to prepare the homemade fish curry powder at home. Hope you like this meen curry masala powder and let me know your comments how it worked out for you.
You can also see how to make yummy fish curry / meen kuzhambu using this homemade fish curry powder.
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Homemade Fish Curry Powder | Meen Curry Masala Podi Recipe
Ingredients ( 1 Cup = 240 ml, 1 tbsp = 15 ml)
For fish curry powder in a large quantity
Coriander Seeds/Dhania/Koththamalli – 1/4kg
Dry Red Chilli / Vaththal – 1/4kg
Kashmiri Red Chili – 100 gms
Mustard Seeds/Kadugu – 50 gms
Fennel Seeds / Perunjeeragam / Sombu – 50 gms
Whole Turmeric / Manjal – 15 gm
Curry Leaves – 4 handful
For fish curry masala in a small quantity
Coriander Seeds/Dhania/Koththamalli – 1 Cup
Dry Red Chilli / Vaththal – 2 Cups
Kashmiri Red Chili – 20 gms ( about 10 -12 nos)
Mustard Seeds/Kadugu – 10 gms ( about 1 tbsp)
Fennel Seeds / Perunjeeragam / Sombu – 10 gms ( about 11/4 tbsp)
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1 tsp
Curry Leaves – 1 handful
How to prepare homemade fish curry powder at home with step by step photos
1. If you are making in a bulk quantity dry all the ingredients under the direct sunlight for 4 to 5 hours or until the ingredients fully get dried and give to a flour mill for grinding.It will become hot while grinding at the mill.Spread the fish masala podi in a paper and completely cool them at home. Once it is cool store in an airtight container.
2. If you are preparing in a small quantity, dry roast all the ingredients one by one in a heavy bottom pan on a low flame and allow it to cool and grind in a mixer jar.Store meen curry podi in a container after cooled.
3. Colorful and natural flavor of homemade fish curry powder is ready. Use a dry spoon when you take from a container.
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