Friday, December 7, 2007

Fish curry (Meen kuzhambu)


Tilapia fillet – ½ lb, cut into big bite sized chunks
Onion – 2, chopped
Tomatoe - 2, chopped
Garlic- 2-3 cloves , smashed
Curry leaves
Tamarind paste – 1-1½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Chilli powder - as required
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Salt – as per taste

Preparation method :
  • Add oil to a pan/kadai and once its hot, add mustard seeds.

  • once they splutter, add the smashed garlic folowed by curry leaves.

  • Add onion and fry till golden brown.

  • Now add the tomatoes and fry till all the water from the tomatoes disappear.

  • Add a little water now and mix well and then add the lemon paste and mix well.

  • Add the required amount of water followed by turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt.

  • Allow it to boil and become a little thicker (but not too thick).

  • Now add the washed and cut fish pieces (tilapia) and allow to cook (this may take approx 6-7 minutes).

  • Once the fish becomes soft and cooked, remove from flame and serve.

1 comment:

  1. This above picture of 'meen kuzhambu' belongs to me (Malar Gandhi of Its my copyright picture, please remove it at the earliest.