Jul 9, 2016

Vanjaram Meen Kuzhambu Recipe

I make fish curry differently each time, i like to experiment with it. Most of the time i make fish curry with coconut, since hubby loves his fish curry with coconut in it.. 

Similar Recipes,

Goan Fish Curry
Anchovies Fish Curry
Sardine Fish Curry
Chettinad Fish Curry
Malabar Fish Curry
Mackerel Fish Curry
Village Style Fish Curry
Many More..

This is one fish curry which i made recently and it turned out to be super delicious. I totally loved the look of it. It is spicy, tangy, everything a fish curry should be..Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Coking Time : 45 mins
Serves : 5 to 6


Oil - 3 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Shallots / Sambar Onion - 10 chopped finely
Green Chillies - 2
Curry leaves a handful
Tamarind or Kokum - a small lemon size
Raw Mango - 1 chopped
Brinjal - 1 chopped
Drumstick - 1 chopped
Vanjaram fish / King fish / Seer fish - 500 grams cut into steaks
Salt to taste

For Roasting & Grinding:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Dry Red Chillies - 8 to 10 or as needed
Coriander Seeds - 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Fresh Coconut - 1 cup grated


Soak tamarind in water and squeeze to remove the pulp. Strain and set aside.

Roast ingredients given for roasting, grind it to a fine paste. Set aside.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard seeds, cumin and let them sizzle.

Now add in shallots, green chillies and curry leaves. Sprinkle some salt and cook for 2 mins or so.

Add in veggies and water. Now add in masala, tamarind and mix well. Add more water if needed,bring it to boil.

Now add in fish pieces and cook till fish is done.



Your roasting ingredients

i am using kokum, you can use normal tamarind as well

cover with water, soak for 10 mins

heat oil in a pan

add in roasting ingredients

roast lightly

add coconut

roast for couple of mins

take it in a blender

puree till smooth

heat some more oil in the pan, add mustard and cumin

add shallots, curry leaves, green chillies

saute for a min

add mango, brinjal and drumstick

add water

bring it to a boil

add masala

mix well

bring it to a boil

add fish


cook till done

now it is done



  1. Wow...such a great collection of fish curry recipes...will try one of them tomorrow...

  2. Don't you need garlic for fish curry?


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