Chepala Pupusu Andhra Style

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Chepala/Fish Pulusu is a tasty and spicy South Indian fish curry authentic to Andhra & Telangana. It is usually prepared with freshly ground masala, Indian spices, tamarind water, and freshwater fish

Andhra Style Fish Curry

YIELD

4 people

TYPE

Seafood

TIME

40 minutes

LEVEL

Medium

STEP

1

In a pan with medium heat, add mustard, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, poppy seeds, peppercorn, and saute until they turn aromatic

STEP

2

Transfer it to a blender and add ¼ cup of water and grind them into a fine paste. Reserve it for later use

STEP

3

In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add mustard seeds, fenugreek, and cumin seeds. Allow them to sizzle

STEP

4

Add onions, green chili, curry leaves, and saute until the onions turn soft

STEP

5

Now add the ginger-garlic paste and saute until it turns aromatic

STEP

6

Add tomatoes and saute until they turn mushy

STEP

7

Add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt, and give a good mix

STEP

8

Now add water, ground masala paste, and give a nice mix

STEP

9

Allow the seasoned water to boil for 5 minutes

STEP

10

Now add the fishes pieces one by one and gently immerse them in the gravy

STEP

11

1. Close the pan with the lid and cook the fish for 5 minutes

STEP

12

Open the lid and pour the tamarind water and give a gentle mix

STEP

13

Simmer the heat and let the fish gravy leave oil from its sides and now the Andhra fish curry is ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

14

Serve this delicious tangy Chepala/fish Pulusu with hot white rice, appam, parotta, or Idiyappam