Madurai Vela Meen Kuzhambu Recipe
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Recipe type: Fish Recipes
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Super spicy curry made with fish taste really good with rice. This is a madurai speciality and it dont need any coconut.
Ingredients
  • Vela Meen - 500 grams
  • Gingelly Oil / Nala Ennai - ¼ cup
  • Fenugreek Seeds / Methi / Vendayam - ½ tsp
  • Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tsp
  • Shallots / Sambar Onion - 15
  • Green Chilli - 2 chopped
  • Tomato - 3 pureed
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tblsp
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tblsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Tamarind Pulp - 1 small lemon size
  • Water as needed
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat gingelly oil in a earthernware pot. Add fennel seeds and fenugreek. Let it sizzle.
  2. Add in shallots and green chillies and mix well.
  3. Add tomato puree and mix well. Cook till oil separates.
  4. Add in all spice powders and mix well.
  5. Add tamarind water, salt, water and mix well. Simmer for 10 to 15 mins.
  6. Add in fish pieces and simmer for 10 mins.
  7. Serve/
Recipe by Yummy Tummy at https://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/2017/09/madurai-vela-meen-kuzhambu-recipe.html