Unakkameen(dry fish)-drumstick curry

Main Dish
4 servings
35 min
60 min


Number of serving: 4
Unakkameen - 8- 10 medium pieces

Drumstick - 5-6 medium pieces

Tomato chopped - 1 nos

Green chilli chopped - 4-5

Ginger and garlic chopped - 1 tsp each

shallots chopped - 8-10

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Grated coconut - 1 cup


Red chilli ,curry leaves and mustard for seasoning


  • Soak the dry fish in water for 4-5 hours so that the excess salt would reduce.
  • Grind the grated coconut with turmeric powder and green chillies to a medium smooth paste
  • Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan and saute' shallots and chopped ginger and garlic
  • Add chopped tomato and mix it well.

    Now add dry fish, drumsticks,greenchillies and cook it with 1/2 cup of water ,till it is done.
  • When the fish is tender,add the coconut paste and keep it on a medium flame for 5-6 minutes

    Remove from fire
  • Heat oil in a pan ,and add mustard seeds.

    When it starts o splutter add diced shallots and red chillies and curry leaves .
  • Pour it over the Curry.


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