Fish Pulusu with Cranberries!

First time I tried fish pulusu with cranberries & guess what it turned out so yummy!!! Recipe is  pretty simple. Let’s start!


  • Oil:  3 -4tsps
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4tsp
  • Jeera – 1/4tsp
  • Methi seeds – 8
  • Hing – 6splashes
  • Curry leaves – 10-15
  • Onion – 1/2 (cut into long slices)
  • Green chilies – 5(slit them)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
  • Tomatoes – 1(cut into small pieces
  • Bell peppers(optional) – 1 (small size, cut into small pieces)
  • Cranberries paste – 4tsps
  • Dhania powder – 1tsp
  • Jeera & Methi powder – 1tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp
  • Red chili powder – 2tsps
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Salt – according to your taste
  • Jaggery powder – 2tsps
  • Tilapia fillets – 4(cut each fillet into 4 pieces)


  1. Put wide pan on medium flame. Add oil, once the oil is heated, add the items listed in ingredients one by one & saute in between.
  2. Once tomatoes and bell peppers are cooked add  the ingredients from: cranberry paste until red chili powder, saute for few mins.
  3. Then add water &  salt. Let water comes to boil & evaporate little bit.
  4. Next check the taste & adjust if anything is needed. Then gently add tilapia fillets into step 3, add garam masala (1/tsp), jaggery powder,  mix it.
  5. Let fish cook on sim for 8mins, then garnish with cilantro.

You can serve with hot hot white rice or rotis!!


Please pardon for any typos/grammatical mistakes 🙂

Note: Wash & cook cranberries without water, once the mixture reaches room temperature, pulse the mixture & store in refrigerator.


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