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Fish Curry Recipe | Meen Kulambu Recipe

Fish Curry with Step by Step pictures. Meen kulambu made with a spicy coconut masala and tamarind cooked till thick. This taste amazing with rice.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Sardine Fish / Chala Meen - 20 pieces cleaned & washed
  • Brinjal - 1 medium size cubed
  • Drumstick - ½ a long one slit in middle and cut into pieces
  • Tomato - 1 medium size cubed
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
  • Tamarind Pulp - 3 tblspn or to taste
  • Curry leaves - a handful
  • To grind :
  • Coconut - 1.5 cup
  • Chilli Powder - 2 tblspn or to taste
  • Coriander Powder / Malli podi - 1 tblspn
  • Shallots / Sambar Onion / Chinna Ulli - 4
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Whole Pepper / Mullu Milagu - 1 tsp
  • Water as needed to grind

Instructions
 

  • Take all the grinding ingredients in a blender and add water. Grind into a smooth paste.
  • Now take drumstick, brinjal, tomato in a kadai and add some water.
  • Add in salt, turmeric and tamarind and mix well. Cover and cook this for 10 mins.
  • Add in the ground masala and mix well. Add water if needed.
  • Once it reaches to a boil. Set the flame to simmer and let it cook for 5 to 8 mins.
  • Now add in the sardine pieces and simmer for 10 more mins.
  • Throw in a handful of curry leaves and mix well. Let it simmer for 2 more mins.
  • Now switch off the flame and let it sit covered till ready to eat.
  • Serve with hot rice.

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