Dry fish chutney/onakkameen chammanthi

Main Dish
2 servings
10 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Dried fish- 1/2 cup

Coconut,grated- 1/2 cup

Dried Red chillies-3

Onion- 1/4, sliced

Salt- 1 teaspoon(Only if fish is unsalted)

Curry leaves- 5-6

Oil- to fry fishes


  • Clean with water very well, the dry fish to remove any extra salt,if unsalted clean just once.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the dry fishes till crispy, remove from fire and allow to cool.
  • Grind together fish,coconut,onion,dried red chilly,curry leaves, salt(if unsalted fish is used) to a fine paste(add small quantity of water if required to accelerate grinding).
  • Serve with rice gruel/dosa.


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