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FISH PUTTU- South Indian Style

Posted in : South Fields on by : Simmi Iyer


Fish puttu is a popular dish in South India. It is a flavorful Indian style salmon recipe with onion, green chilies, and spices that goes well with rice. 

  • 1 lb SALMON
  • 2 cup ONIONS RAW
  • 1 tsp GARLIC RAW
  • 0.50 tbsp RED CHILI POWDER
  • 4 tbsp OIL
  • 1 tsp FENNEL SEED
  • 10 no CURRY LEAVES
  • 0.25 tsp TURMERIC GROUND
  • 1.50 tsp SALT TABLE


  1. Place the salmon fillet on a hot skillet, cover and cook on both sides, until the salmon gets cooked or until flakes easily with a fork. Flake the cooked salmon using a fork into tiny chunks and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan add fennel seeds, chopped garlic and cook until garlic changes its color slightly.
  3. Add the chopped green chilies, curry leaves, chopped onion and cook until onion becomes soft.
  4. Add the flaked salmon, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, salt and mix well. Cook for 5 minutes on a medium flame until the salmon color starts changing to golden brown slightly, keep stirring in between to avoid getting burned. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Fish puttu Recipe by Ilavarasi Vetri Venthan - Cookpad

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