Pomfret - 1/2 kg
Garlic cloves- 4
Onion - 1/2 cup
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Tamarind - a small lemon size
Fish masala - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Mustard and Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp each
Curry leaves
Tomato - 1


1) Marinate the fish with 1 tsp turmeric powder and coriander powder , lemon juice and salt for 1 hour.
2) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard , fennel seeds . When it splutters , add chopped onion and garlic .Saute till tender.
3) Then add chopped tomato , curry leaves and salt.
4) Add all the powders and mix it well.
5) Then , add tamarind juice to it with little water and allow it to boil .
6) Once it starts to boil , add fish to it and simmer to slow flame . Cook till the oil separates out .

Serve hot with Rice . I made this recipe from Solai's Kitchen . Thank you for such a tasty curry .


Sushma Mallya said...

looks yum,very nice recipe...

Menaga Sathia said...

super delicious kulampu!!

Umm Mymoonah said...

Never use chettinad style for fish curry, looks so delicious.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Solai Aunty's recipes are always the best !! Love the curry looks so good. What brand Fish Masala did you use ??

Kalyani said...

wow it looks delicious ...... nice recipe .........

Unknown said...

Chettinad fish kulambu looks so yum!! Nice recipe..

Priya Suresh said...

Such a delicious fish kuzhambu, love chettinad style non veg dishes much..U can send this post for this month's cooking with seeds as fennel seeds going on my space..

Krishnaveni said...

looks yum

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks yum!

Nandinis food said...

Very spicy fish kuzhambu! Tasty one!