Friday, April 22, 2011

Sura Puttu / Shark Puttu / Shark Mince Fry

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 Sura  ( Shark )  Puttu:

Shark puttu is a very tasty and  famous recipe from South Indian Cuisine. This is my favorite dish and love the hot and spicy taste of my Mom’s recipe. She used to prepare this more often for us.  

It tastes delicious as side dish with rice, chapattis or bread.

Try this quick and easy Indian authentic recipe and enjoy..!


·         Shark                            - ½ kg
·         Oil                                - 2 tbsp
·         Onion                           - 2
·         Ginger garlic paste        - 1 tbsp
·         Green chillies                - 3 or 4
·         Turmeric pwd                - ¼ tsp
·         Freshly chopped coriander leaves
·         Salt to taste


1.     Wash the shark pieces.
2.     Boil water in a bowl and cook the shark pieces by adding a pinch of salt and turmeric pwd.
3.     Once the shark flesh is cooked, ( approximaterly 5 to 8 mins ) turn off flame.
4.     Allow to cool and peel off the skin.
5.     Remove the bones and thorns of the fish.
6.     Scramble the cooked flesh and keep aside.
7.     Heat oil in a fry pan.
8.     Add chopped onion and fry till golden.
9.     Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute in low flame.
10.  Add green chillies slit lengthwise and stir.
11.  Now add the mashed fish flakes, salt, turmeric pwd and stir gently.
12.  Keep the flame moderate and sauté well.
13.  Keep turning over frequently approximately for 5 mins.
14.  Fry  until the puttu lets out  an appetizing aroma and turns golden brown.
15.  Turn off the flame.
16.  Add freshly chopped coriander leaves and stir well.
17.  Delicious n spicy Sura puttu ready to serve hot,

18.   It tastes divine with hot onion sambar rice..:)


  1. Ooh...shark. How exotic to include in a rice dish!

  2. Congrats on your awards....
    The sura puttu looks scrumptious...

  3. Congratulations!!!! :-)

  4. Congrats , you deserve them...n wish u many more of this kind...thanx for posting it in your lovely space....keep rocking!!!!

  5. Recipe looks delicious...congrats on awards dear..

  6. Congrats on awards Jay..the dish sounds really nice- very nicely done and presented!

    US Masala

  7. Yummy and authentic recipe..drooling here.

  8. Thats one delicious curry and congrats on your awards.

  9. One of my fav puttu,love with rasam rice..delicious!

  10. delicious curry !! congrats on ur awards !!

  11. congrats on ur awards dear ! we dont eat shark.. i will surely try this with someother fish..

  12. Many congrats on the awards, Jay. I too love shark meat, but we really dont et it here. puttu sounds delicious!

  13. This is my all time fav... I have also posted my version a couple of weeks back.... YUM!

  14. Shark puttu looks awesome delicious.

  15. I love sura puttu and usually ask my MIL to prepare this for me... Now can try at home itself... Looks yum..

  16. Sweety.. I have shared few awards with u ... please accept and collect them !

  17. hey dats surely looks gud........

  18. Dear friends, thanx for popping over my site and sharing your lovely thoughts..really appreciated..:)

  19. Looks yummy! Congrats on your awards dear, wish many more coming your way...

  20. Looks like fish thoran.How come I haven't heard of it !

  21. a real treat 4 fish lovers.......

  22. jay, i havnt tried shrkfish before but i dont know whether i have the courage to try it or not..hah! but i think this should go well with other fish fillets as well.

    anyway, you've been tagged for the easter party@ 5 recipes to celebrate easter..come and join in and have fun!

  23. Looks so tempting...Love it...

  24. Looks very yummy and congrats for the award.

  25. Look so nice! Must be very Yummy!


  26. This is so exotic to me. Looks delish!

  27. I have had it as a kid wonderful it is!

  28. What a fantastic recipe for Shark! And congratulations on your awards :)


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