Chatpata Cuttle Fish Recipe

by Annamma Philipose

Chatpata Cuttle Fish Recipe


• ½ Kg Cuttle Fish

• 4 Onions

• 10 Red Chilies

• 5 Dried Chilies

• 2 Tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves

• 1 Cup Coconut Milk

• 1 Tsp Tamarind Paste

• 1 ½ Tsp Sugar

• Oil to Fry

• Salt to Taste


• Wash, clean and cut fishes into small slices.

• Heat the oil just enough for shallow frying.

• Add fish pieces and sauté on a high flame for 10 minutes.

• Remove from fire and drain the oil.

• In a blender mix onions, red chillies, dried chillies, coriander leaves and make a fine paste.

• Fry the paste in heated oil (little).

• Add the fried fish slices and the coconut milk.

• Stir well and add tamarind paste, sugar and salt to taste.

• Mix well and allow it to boil so that fish is cooked well.


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