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Sivakasi Karuvadu Kuzhambu Recipe

Recipe Source: Sivakasi Samayal Spicy and tangy dried fish curry. This karuvadu kuzhambu is mouthwatering and taste so delicious with hot rice. It is pretty easy to make as well.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
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Course: Side
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Aarthi
Author: Aarthi

Ingredients

  • Tamarind - 1 small lemon size
  • Shallots / Sambar Onion - 20 chopped finey
  • Tomato - 1 large chopped finely
  • Green Chillies - 4 slit
  • Garlic - 5 cloves sliced
  • Kashmiri Chilli Powder - 2 tblsp
  • Cumin Powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Gingelly Oil / Nala Ennai / Sesame Oil - 1/2 cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Nethili Karuvadu - 2 packets

Instructions

  • Wash and soak dried fish in warm water for 10 mins. Drain and set aside.
  • Take tamarind in a bowl, add water and soak for 10 mins. Drain and take it in a earthernware pot.
  • Add in chopped onions and all ingredients except oil and fish.
  • Bring it to a boil, boil for 5 mins.
  • Now add in oil and boil for 5 more mins.
  • Add fish and cook till fish is cooked.
  • Take it off the heat and let it stand for 1 hour for the flavour to develop.
  • Serve with rice.
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