Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Nethili / Anchovies fish curry / நெத்திலி மீன் குழம்பு

nethili fish - 1/4 kg
chopped onion - 2
chopped tomato - 2
green chilli - 2
tamarind - small lemon size( soaked in water)
coconut milk - half cup or 2 tbsp coconut paste
oil - 2 tbsp
mustard & fenugreek - each 1/4 tsp
ginger garlic paste or  chopped garlic - 1 tsp
chilli powder - 1 and 1/2 tsp
coriander powder - 3tsp
turmeric powder - half tsp
curry leaves - few
chopped coriander - few
salt - to taste.

Steps to follow:

Remove head, bones from the fish, wash thoroughly, drain and keep aside.
 How to clean nethili fish ? Click and check this video in my tamil blog.
In a vessel heat oil, add fenugreek & mustard seeds, when it pops add curry leaves and onion. Fry till slightly brown,add gg paste, saute well.
Add chopped tomatoes and green chillies and salt to taste. Let tomatoes cook in slow flame.

Add turmeric,chilli, and coriander powders. Saute well, add tamarind water. Let it boil for few minutes till the raw smell goes.
Add coconut milk or coconut paste and little water.
Add the fish.Let it boil for 5 -10 minutes in a low flame.
Add chopped coriander and switch off the flame.
Delicious fish curry is ready to serve , Serve with rice, roti, appam,idli or dosa.


divya said...

Beautifully presented,u made me hungry dear..Loved it ,superb!!

remya sean said...


nandoos Kitchen said...

lovely, super fish curry

Gulsum Basheer said...

This is more my kind of dish

Magees kitchen said...

Nethili really tempted me ...Love this kuzhambu with addition of coconut paste...Thanks for sharing...