Fish Gravy / Meen Kolambu


Fish - 1/2 kg
Shallots - 10
Ginger - 1 inch [finely chopped]
Garlic - 8 pods [finely chopped]
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Chilly Powder - 2 tbsp
Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - a lemon size (soak it in water and extract the pulp)
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves - few
Red Chilly - 3
Salt - to taste
Cooking Oil

Cooking Instructions:

Wash and clean the fish and drain the excess water.

Grind onion, ginger and garlic to a fine paste.

Heat oil in a pan and saute it with mustard seeds, red chilly and curry leaves. Now add grinded paste to it and fry until the raw smell leaves off. Add coriander powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and fry till the raw smell leaves off. Add tamarind pulp to it and bring it to boil and let the gravy to thicken a little. At last add fish pieces to it and wait until it is cooked well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it!

Side Dish: Goes well with hot rice

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Sanghi said...

Hey dear.. This is yummy yummy meen kuzhambu! We do it in a different way, this is tempting me too..! Lovely click too..!:)

Happy cook said...

Looks so so yumm, i want to have with plain rice for my lunch today.

Padma said...

Looks too good in that tamarind gravy :)

aquadaze said...

love the spicy and thick looking gravy...looks absolutely delicious!!

Preeti Singh said...

Looks tooo tempting, gravy looks soo thick .nice colour.

Chow and Chatter said...

i love this I think I will make it he he

Akal's Saappadu said...

Meen Puli kozhambu looks absolutely delicious, that red color is stimulating my appetite !

Pooja said...

Oh what a spicy rich fish curry! Looks awesome!

Parita said...

Looks quite tasty and spicy!

Pooja said...

perfect color.. looks very tasty !

Kalai said...

Kuzhambu color is perfect! This reminds me that it's been a long time since I made meen kuzhambu. Thanks!

Valarmathi said...

Wow looks awesome. Lovely fish gravy. Yummygyyy....

Anonymous said...

this gravy sounds yummy and spicy! Would love to try!

Sunanda said...

Gravy looks nice and spicy..Adding tamarind water looks uite interesting for me.. ll try this soon

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Cynthia said...

That gravy is so enticing.