This is a simple and easy to make dish made by boiling fish and masala in water. Fish like Pearl Spot (Karimeen), Mullet (Kanambu), Mackarel (Aila) or small fishes like kozhuva, mullan etc. are best suited for this preparation.
Crush small onions, ginger and garlic. Heat oil in a mud pot and saute the crushed ingredients with green chillies. Add Turmeric,Red chilly powder and saute well. Pour water and bring to a boil. Add the cleaned fish, curry leaves and salt to taste. Boil well on medium heat till done.
Add vinegar when the fish is almost done.