Nethili Meen Aviyal / Anchovies Aviyal
Nethili Meen Aviyal / Anchovies Aviyal
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Cleaning Time
30 mins

Nethili Meen Aviyal / Anchovies Aviyal is a simple and flavourful recipe to be cooked with coconut and raw mangoes

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Anchovies, Seafood
Servings: 4
Author: Anlet Prince
  • 500 Grams Anchovies / Nethili Meen
  • 2 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • Curry Leaves Fistful
  • 1/2 Cup Raw Mango
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
For Coconut Paste
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut
  • 8 Small Onion
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 5 Garlic Pods
  • 1 Inch Ginger
  1. Blend all the ingredients mentioned under Coconut paste into a smooth paste with required water.

  2. Heat oil in a wok.

  3. Add in cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.

  4. Add in curry leaves. Saute for few minutes.

  5. Add in the coconut paste and turmeric powder and saute for a minute.

  6. Add in the mangoes and the cleaned fish.

  7. Give a quick stir. Stir gently so that the fish does not break.

  8. close the wok and cook the mixture. Stir occasionally. Sprinkle water if the mixture is too dry.

  9. When the mixture is cooked completely switch off the flame.

  10. Nethili Meen Aviyal / Anchovies Aviyal is now ready to serve.

Recipe Notes
  1. Coconut oil Brings nice flavour to the recipe.
  2. I added only one green chilli and the spice is very less. Add green chilli as per your taste.
  3. If you do not like Coconut oil it cab be replaced with Cooking oil.