Thanks so much Ananya. Close the pan with a lid and let it simmer for five minutes. Thank you! I live in Kolkata. This curry will taste great with seafood like prawns as well. I have not missed. Here is the recipe for making coconut milk at home. Once the paste is well cooked, add in half a cup of water. “Garcinia gummi-gutta is a tropical species of Garcinia native to Indonesia. ★☆ This fish curry is one of those. Fry until it turns brown. Wow! Heat coconut oil in a pan. Can I cook.pomfret this way? Make this authentic recipe at home with and without coconut. Collection of Tamil Nadu Recipes , Tamil Cuisine, Kongunad Recipes. I have tried it in my home and everyone loved it. Simmer the heat. Add in the soaked kodampuli along with the water used. Kodampuli is soaked in water briefly and added to curries. Came out well. Saute till the onions are soft and starting to brown. I have used coconut oil to make this dish as it contributes awesomely to the flavours. Sprinkle half a teaspoon of salt on both sides of the fish. Mashed Kappa or Tapioca also tastes great with it. Add shallots, ginger, garlic and green chillies and fry until they turn golden brown. Its a sign that the masalas are cooked. –. I love Jacques Pepin and Julia Child. My grandmother was the best cook in the family, but as she’s gotten older her taste buds and memory have withered. Add shallots (You can use sliced onion if shallots are not available), ginger, garlic and green chillies and fry until they turn golden brown. Ingredients. This curry is piping hot red in colour because we add loads of Kashmiri red chilli powder to it. Unlike the “ Meen Vevichathu ” recipe, this one has gravy. I want to try this recipe what can I replace kodampuli with!? I love spicy food and this quantity of chilli suits my taste perfectly. If using coconut milk, replace water with thin coconut milk. Add fish and salt to taste and cook for 8-10 minutes. Pearl onions – 4, sliced […] Used Seer Fish. I used the sardines in the tin but came out so tasty. I'm Neha, Blogger & recipe expert behind WhiskAffair. Add the paste to the curry and saute well for 3-4 minutes until the masala paste is completely cooked. It means a lot to me. your recipes are awesome! Add few tablespoons of water and make a thick paste. Happy Cooking. Add it to the pan along with chopped Indian shallots (Indian small onions) and slit green chillies. She’s not the “teacherly” type, so she never passed on her recipes. Remove the pan from heat and let the curry rest for 2-3 hours for the flavors to mature. I tried it meen Kari .me and my friend s like it to Now add 2 cups of water and kudampuli and bring it to a boil. I live in the US so tour recipes make me feel closer to home. Be sure that it will turn out good each time! Also add in the fish to the pan. Now, kudumpulli is also known as the fish tamarind or Malabar tamarind. Fish fillet(cut into 1" pieces) - 1/2 kilo; Connect With Me : Hence, I use fish pieces to make Alleppey Fish Curry,  Tomato Fish Curry, Methi Machli, often. Which one is a better substitute for kodum puli. You can always choose to reduce the amount of chilli used as per your liking. Votes: 1 Rating: 4 You: Rate this recipe! Let the mustard seeds crackle. My Favorite things include my Wusthof knife, Coffee, Ilayaraja, Tamil and beaches. Just add the soaked kodampuli to the pan. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves and let them crackle for a few seconds. I have used Mathi Meen – Sardines today. This Mathi Meen Curry is made with Kodampuli – Malabar Tamarind. Spicy fish curry made with coconut milk. Sardines cook very fast. If you want a rich curry, you can add the first milk at the end. The fruit looks like a small pumpkin and is green to pale yellow in color”. (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}). Today, he went back for seconds of this, which was my childhood favorite (although Amumma used to make it with chemeen). Lastly, serve this fantastic fish curry with a plateful of rice and trust me, you would eat the happiest meal ever of your life. Thats so nice to hear that this recipe got mom’s approval. Add a few drops of water and make a thick paste. Tag @kannammacooks on Instagram and hashtag it #kannammacooks. Stay safe and happy cooking. The fruit looks like a small pumpkin and is green to pale yellow in color”. So, it doesn’t get too spicy but still gets the color. Thank you. Even Mom, who normally follows only her own recipes says that your recipe is a must have. Serve this curry at least 3-4 hours after making it. You may use any fish for making this smoky, pungent curry. He is into the film industry and the struggle there is so real. Kudampuli is an Indian spice that is used to impart sour taste to the dishes. Please explain if the kottayam fish curry adds it. However, you may use any other oil that you deem fit. You can find it in Kerala stores in your city or Indian stores in the US. Serve this curry at least 3-4 hours after making it. IAM living in in Canada and also I shared this my family friends also thanks, Nice fish curry recipe but is it ok to add kodampulli water alone with curry paste or need to add the Kodampulli also with curry paste, The recipe looks so delicious. But, most importantly, it has a signature taste of kudampuli (Dried Malabar tamarind) and curry leaves. Thanks for sharing such tasty recipe. Kerala Fish Curry (South Indian) by RashmiMenon June 28, 2008. written by RashmiMenon June 28, 2008. Adding a sprinkling of Kerala Garam Masala at end makes it even more delicious. April 16, 2018 by Suguna Vinodh 39 Comments. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe I don’t think the Indian store here has it. I dont know what is mathi meen. Let the mustard seeds crackle. I didn't had it so made it in a regular kadai. I have used Seer fish. Amazing recipe! Crush the ginger and garlic in a mortar and pestle. This curry tastes great with Kappa , Appam , Puttu , Chapathi and Rice. Here is how to make the curry Thenga Aracha Meen Curry Ingredients (Serves 6) 1. Kokum or tamarind? Hence, do add them without fail, ladies. Set aside.I have used the fish variety called Milk Shark (paal sura) today. Every time we make Sardines at home, I think about him while cooking. I have a long time friend called Linish who is an ultimate foodie. So many of your recipes get me within a hair’s breadth of her old classics, and I can tinker myself the rest of the way for those specific flavors from my childhood. One of our house staples! I am passionate about South Indian food. Close the pan with a lid and let the curry simmer for 6 minutes. Add fish and salt to taste and cook for 8-10 minutes. I share recipes gathered from my friends and family here. Soak the Kodampuli in a cup of water for 5 minutes.Add in the kodampuli along with the water used. Recipe with step by step pictures. Can u give me the English or Hindi name or.will any small fish can be cooked this way? A simple Kerala style Varutharacha Meen Curry which has a robust heat from the spices and is balanced with a rich coconut sauce. I crazy love knives. Plus, mustard seeds, ginger garlic, and fenugreek seeds makes this dish flavourful. It is a small round shaped fruit and is used in it’s dried form. It will take 3-4 minutes to fry the paste. Streaks of oil will start appearing from the mixture. However, you can also serve it with appams or parotta. Dumpling / Kozhukattai / idiyappam Recipes. In the mean time, make a paste of turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Spicy fish curry made with coconut milk. Kerala's Red Fish Curry or the Mulaku Charu is hot and spicy fish curry. I have a long time friend called Linish who is an ultimate foodie. We add kudumpulli to it. Very good Recipe! His timeline is filled with jokes on everyday life as it happens. Therefore, you can make it throughout the year. ★☆. Chechi. He’s a culinary artist himself, so it was a huge honor that he went back for more. Cuisine: Kerala: Prep Time: 30 minutes: Servings: people. Here is a sample of Sardine memes! The flavors will mature with time and it will even get more delicious the next day. Yes you can cook pomfret or seer fish too! Kerala Fish Curry is a traditional Malabari dish and is a tad spicy curry. Thank you for helping me fulfill my cravings and share my cultural cuisine with my partner, who thought Indian food was all samosa and dahl. You are on target with the proportions and spices. Add it to the pan along with chopped Indian shallots (Indian small onions) and slit green chillies. Right? Do follow my simple recipe to make it then? ★☆ I didn’t have it so I made it in a regular kadai. 8–9 pieces of Sardine / Mathi Meen (see the ingredients section). Common names include Garcinia cambogia (a former scientific name), as well as brindleberry, Malabar tamarind and kudam puli (pot tamarind). Do not squeeze or puree the kodampuli like you would do to tamarind. Love South Indian food!! Traditional food from Kerala is very delish and wholesome. I made the Fish curry following the recipe to a T and it came out perfect like my mom’s. FacebookInstagramTwitter, Your email address will not be published. Mix coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pepper powder and fenugreek powder in a bowl. Kerala style fish curry made with Kodampuli – Malabar Tamarind and Sardines (Mathi Meen).