Wednesday, July 18, 2012

MEEN KUZHAMBU (Fish Curry from Tamilnadu)


Meen Kuzhambu is a tangy and spicy fish curry from Tamilnadu. You can serve it with plain rice or even dosas and appams. 
Ingredients:
Fish ......... 1/2 Kg (wash, marinate with salt)
Onion ....... 1 large (diced)
Tamarind pulp.... 4-5 tbsps.
Tomato .......... 1 (chopped)
Green chillies .... 1-2 (chopped)
Red chilli powder ....1 tsp.
Turmeric powder ... 1/2 tsp.
Coriander powder ....1 tbsp.
Ginger-garlic paste ... 1 tbsp.
Cumin seeds ........ 1 tsp.
Coconut ................ 1tbsp. (grated)
Salt .................... to taste
Oil .................... 2 tbsps.

For tempering:
Mustard seeds ......... 1tsp.
Red chillies ........ 2-3
Asafoetida ............... a pinch
Curry leaves ............... 1 sprig

Method:
1. Roast and dry grind cumin seeds and coconut.
2. Take oil in a pan, saute the onions, add ginger garlic paste and tomatoes.
3. Fry for a few minutes and add all the dry masalas, salt, little water and tamarind juice.
4. Now add the fish and let it cook till done and the gravy is thick.
5. Add the ground masala.
6. Add the tempering and garnish with coriander leaves.

serve with plain boiled rice 


36 comments:

  1. fish with tamarind tastes good... irresistible click..

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  2. What a delicious fish curry!

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  3. very inviting recipe! would love to try it out soon :-)

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    1. Please do try and send me the feed back

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  4. Deliciously prepared fish recipe..

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  5. Oh My God.... It has come out perfect.... My mouth is watering here..... Beautifully presented.... Thanks for linking to my event dear....

    Event: Dish name starts with M

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    1. My pleasure dear Akila..
      Thanks for liking my preparation and presentation

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  6. Love this recipe
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  7. I too prepare this way sometimes.Though I am a big fan of cocum..Too yummy.Isn't it ?

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    1. Yes you can use cocum nalso for the tanginess.

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  8. Hi Shobha ,

    Beautifully presented...
    Thank you for your visit and comments to my blog and post.
    Thank you and take care...

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  9. Slurp,fingerlicking fish curry..makes me drool.

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  10. mouthwatering... being a fish fan I can't resist
    Noel collections

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  11. Fish curry sounds delicious & looks great!

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  12. You keep on putting in one amazing recipe after another.

    - Delicious Adventures

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    1. Thanks dear.. very encouraging comments from you always

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  13. Authentic and flavorful preparation Shobha ji :) Looks tempting :)
    ~Today's Recipe~
    Golden Fried Chicken
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