Fish Recipes – Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish (puttu/podimas)

scrambled fish


Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish – Origin

Fish Fry –  Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish is called as fish puttu  originated from Kerala. Kerala is famous for fish recipes.Usually fish puttu made with shark fish, but now a days mackerel or seer fish can also be used. Fish puttu  is very popular dish in India especially in southern part of india.. Many variety of dishes can be prepared specially in southern part of India. Fish tamarind curry, Fish fry, fish thoran, Masala fried fish, Fish coconut curry, Fish chukka..each one is different in its preparation and taste. In Kerala  fish recipes are more popular than other recipes. you can find this recipe in menu almost in all restaurants.

Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish – Spices and cooking method

Fish Fry – Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish-  is one of my favorite dish. it is very delicious and easy to prepare and very very healthy dish.The scrambled fish or fish puttu prepared using Kerala cuisine method. Cooking in coconut oil gives more taste to the fish.Coconut can be added, named as fish thoran. This is my version of cooking. It can prepared using very less spices and less oil. The fish boiled and stir fried with onions, green chillies, ginger and garlic.,  I have done 22 types of fish recipes and fish fry. you can watch the recipe videos in my site.Cooking in a slow flame for 15 mins will gives more taste to the fish.

Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish – Nutritional health benefits

Fish Fry – Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish is highly recommended for healthy diet.High concentrations of Omega-3 fatty acids improves the memory performance and prevents Alzheimer’s disease. ,depression and dementia.Essential fatty acids reduce bad cholesterol levels yet maintain good cholesterol levels.

Fish Fry –  Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish- The rich calcium content in the fish also helps to normalize heartbeat and regulate blood pressure.Mackerel fortifies the immune system,good amounts of vitamins B12 and selenium,helpful in the treatment of cancer.To reduce the risk of heart disease, it is recommended that two servings of oily fish are included in the diet each week.

Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish – Serving method

Fish Fry – Fish Fry Indian Style – Scrambled fish- can be served as a main course  either for lunch or dinner.Scrambled fish can go well with rice or roti. Scrambled fish is the excellent side dish with sambar, rasam, south indian rice dishes.Scrambled fish is very easy to prepare in less time.Delicious recipes can be made with the combination of scrambled fish and vegetables. Yummy delicious and healthy recipe.Try it!.


King Fish – 500 gms

Chilli powder-2 tsp

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil to fry

 For the Saute:

 Onions-2 medium

Green chillies-2

Garlic cloves-4

Ginger thumb size-1

For the tempering:

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves

Preparation method

  1. Boil the fish with turmeric and salt.
  2. Filter it and peel, clean the cooked flesh.
  3. Smash it  gently like a grated fish.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add tempering spices.
  5. Once they splutter, add chopped onions, green chillies, chopped garlic, chopped ginger and sauté it.
  6. Add the grated fish, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Mix it gently.
  7. Add chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot.