Fish Kozhambu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8 - Fish slices
  • 1/4 cup - Onion
  • 4 - Garlic cloves
  • A few Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2.5 tsp - Red chilli powder
  • Tamarind (lemon size)
  • 3 tsp - Oil
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard seeds
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Fish Kozhambu

  • Grind the onion, garlic and curry leaves very coarsely.
  • Soak the tamarind in a cup of water and extract the juice from it.
  • Pour the tamarind juice in a bowl.
  • Add the ground mixture, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  • In a heated pan, add oil and mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add the mixture from the bowl and close pan with a lid.
  • Boil for 5-8 minutes. Now remove the lid and add the fish and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Then heat the kozhambu till it becomes thick.