May 2, 2015

Drumstick Fish Curry Recipe / Meen Muringakka Kulambu Recipe

This is the fish curry which my friends mom gave me and this is what i talked about in this fish masala powder post. This is one of the easiest fish curry recipe, because you just need the fish curry masala to make this, you can either make it at home or use store bought ones..

Similar Recipes,
Goan Fish Curry
Anchovies Fish Curry
Sardine Fish Curry
Chettinad Fish Curry
Malabar Fish Curry
Mackerel Fish Curry
Many More..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves : 4


Fish - 500 grams cut into chunks
Drumstick / Murungaikai - 2 cut into pieces
Tamarind - a small gooseberry size
Green Chillies - 3 slit
Curry leaves a handful
Salt to taste
Coconut Oil - 2 tblspn

For Masala:
Fresh Coconut - 1 cup grated
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 6
Fish Curry Masala - 3 to 4 tblspn (RECIPE HERE)


Take tamarind in a bowl and cover with little water. Soak it for 10 mins. Squeeze it and strain it. Set aside.

Take grinding ingredients in a blender and puree till smooth. Set aside.

Take drumstick, water, curry leaves, salt, green chillies, ground masala and mix well. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 10 mins till the veg is done.

Now add in fish and cook covered on a low flame till the fish is done.

Heat oil in a small pan, add in curry leaves and pour this over the curry.

Serve over rice.

Start by making the masala..Take coconut in a blender

Add in some peeled shallots

Add in fish curry masala (Recipe here )

Puree till smooth

The puree has to be thick and smooth..Set aside

Now take tamarind in a bowl

cover with little water and let it soak for 10 mins

squeeze and strain the pulp
In a earthernware pot, take cut drumstick

cover with water

sprinkle over lots of curry leaves

and some salt

add in the puree

and the tamarind juice

now add in some slit green chillies

mix well

Bring it to a boil

Cook till drumstick is cooked

Add in fish pieces

mix well

cover and simmer for few more mins

now the fish is done

Heat some oil in a pan

add in curry leaves and let them sizzle

pour it in

mix well



  1. Excellent! Could feel the Aroma and Taste!!!

  2. Made it !! Yummy recipe!!


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