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Tuesday, 25 September 2007

Meen Kulambu


King Fish/Salmon Fish 1/4 kg
Chili powder 3 Teaspoon
Dhania Powder 1 Teaspoon
Green chili 6 (Slit it)
Tomato 2
Small Onion 8 or Big Onion 2
Garlic pods 4 (Crush it)
Curry Leaves a bunch
Tamarind a Lemon size(Soak in water)
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Coconut milk 1/4 Cup
Mustard 1/2 Teaspoon


Jeeragam 1 Teaspoon
Vendhayam(Fenugrek) 1Teaspoon
  • Add the jeeragam and vendhayam to mixie and grind it to a fine powder.
  • Use 1.5 Teaspoon of Jeeragam & Vendhayam(Fenugrek) Powder.
  • Wash the wish adding turmeric powder and peel the fish skin.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of chili powder and salt to fish and marinate for 10 minutes.
  • Then add little oil to a pan and tawa fry the fish.
  • Each side should turn golden brown colour, Dont deep fry it.
  • Fish should be half cooked, this removes fish smell ( if using frozen fish).
  • Add 1 Tablespoon oil to kadai and add onion and fry till it turns golden brown colour.
  • Add chili powder, dhania powder and jeeragam n fenugrek powder and fry for a while.
  • Add chopped tomato and fry for a while.
  • Cool the content and make it a paste in mixie or hand blender.
  • Heat a Kadai and add 3 to 4 tablespoon of oil and add mustard.
  • When mustard splits add curry leaves and crushed garlic.
  • Add the grinded paste and tamarind water.
  • Add green chili and salt, cook till raw smell goes.
  • Add coconut milk and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add fish and cook the fish.
Delicious meen kulambu is ready..... great with steaming white rice. One of my favorite dish. Do right it out and drop comments.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I treid your meen kolambu, it came so good, that i nver had meen kolambu like this before