Fish Kolambu (Type 1)


Fish – ¼ kg (clean it and cut into small pieces)
Tomato – 3 (finely chopped)
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Green Chilly – 6 (cut it lengthwise)
Tamarind – 50 gms (soak it in water and extract the juice from it)
Garlic – 10 pieces
Coriander Powder – 5 tbsp
Red chilly Powder – 3 tbsp (if u need more, you can add it)
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Service For: 3 People
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Instructions:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds and when it starts to splutter, add onions to it and fry it till it turns golden brown. Now add tomatoes to and green chilly to it and fry it till it is well mashed.

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilly powder to it and mix it well. Add tamarind water to it and bring it to boil. Now add salt and required water and let it to cook well. When the kolambu is cooked well and when it attains to a little thick consistency, add fish pieces and let it to cook until the fish is well cooked.

Serve this dish with hot rice and chapattis.

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