Fish Curry | Meenu Kulambu – A Recipe

Fish Curry | Meenu Kulambu given below is the recipe followed mainly in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu. The dish is a favourite among the people..

Ingredients :

Coconut2 handful Grated
Small Onion10+3 nos
Cumin  1/2 tbsp
Pepper1/2 tsp
Chilly powderAs per Taste
Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
Coriander powder2 times of Chilly powder
Pepper powder1/4 tsp
SaltAs required
Tamarind1 small lemon size
Tomato1 medium size
Green Chilly2 medium size
Gingelly Oil3 tbsp
Curry leavesAs required
Fenugreek1/2 tsp
Mustard1 tsp


1.Grind Coconut,small onions(10 Nos),Cumin and Pepper into a fine paste by adding water.

2.Take the grind ed fine paste in a pan and squeeze a tomato into it.

3.Add sliced Green Chilly and tamarind juice.

4.Add Chilly powder, Turmeric powder, Pepper powder, Coriander powder and water.

5.Mix it well.


1.Roast Mustard,Fenugreek,Curry leaves and finely chopped Small Onions(3 Nos) in Gingelly Oil


1.Add the roasted items from Step 2 to the mixture from Step 1.

2.Add salt and mix it well.

3.Add the Fishes .

Tips: Add the fishes at the last and avoid using spoon after that.


1.Close the Pan with a lid and allow the mixture(Step 3) to boil for 20 minutes .

Tasty and Simple Fish Curry Ready…

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