Chettinad Meen Kozhambu(Fish Curry)

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Total Time:
30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 gms. black pomfret or rawas or mackerel
  • 4 gms. fenugreek seeds (methi seeds)
  • 4 gms. cumin seeds
  • 20 gms. chilli powder
  • 2 gms. coriander powder
  • 2 gms. turmeric
  • 50 gms. onions, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, whole
  • 2 garlic (sliced)
  • 20 gms. tomatoes
  • 100 gms. tamarind (lime size)
  • 20-25 gms. curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Chettinad Meen Kozhambu(Fish Curry)

  • Clean fish well and wash in two or three rinses of cold water.
  • Heat oil, add fenugreek, cumin, fennel, chopped onion, sliced garlic and shallots, whole green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Saute till onions are well cooked.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric, chilli powder and coriander powder. Saute for another 5 mins.
  • Add soaked, pulped and strained tamarind and about 50 ml. water
  • Simmer till gravy is cooked and fairly thick.
  • Add marinated fish and salt and cook till done.