Karal Porichathu – Fried Liver

Today’s recipe is Karal Porichathu. It is a kerala style liver fry. I have already posted recipes with liver – liver pepper fry, liver gravy, chicken liver with potato. This liver fry is so flavorful and tastes yummy. It goes well with Rice, Roti. I used coconut oil for the authentic kerala taste.

Also, check other mutton recipes.

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Serves : 3


Liver – 1/2 kg

Coconut Oil – 1/4 cup

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Garam masala – 1tsp

For Grinding

Fennel seeds – 1/2 tbsp

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1/2 tbsp

Red chilli powder – 1/2 tbsp

Kashmiri Red chilli powder – 1/2 tbsp

Cinnamon – 2-inch piece

Cloves – 3

Salt as per taste


1.Grind all the ingredients given in For Grinding to a smooth paste adding water.

2. Clean the liver and cut into cubes. Wash them well in water. Now marinate the liver with the ground paste and add it to the pressure cooker along with 1/2 cup of water. Pressure cook until it gets tender. If there is any water left reduce it completely. You can also cook it in a pot or pan similarily instead of a pressure cooker.

3.Heat coconut oil in a pan. Add curry leaves to it. Then add the cooked liver into it and allow it to cook until the masala gets dry. Then switch off the flame.

Serve hot.

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