Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu) | How to make Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu)

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Created on 31st Jul 2015
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Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu)by Priya Suresh
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About Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu)

This dish is a well known chettinad cuisine, it is a meatless dish wherein the vegetarian fish in the gravy is legume based.

Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu), a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Priya Suresh. Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu) is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu) is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu) by Priya Suresh is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu).

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People
Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu)

Ingredients to make Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu)

  • Vegetarian Fish Ingredients:
  • 1 cup - Cow peas/Red chori
  • 2 Dry red chillies
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon - Fennel seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Gravy Ingredients:-
  • 2 cups - Tamarind extract
  • 15 Shallots (diced)
  • 2 Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup - Gingelly oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon - Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon - Fenugreek seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon - Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon - Chilly powder
  • Salt to taste

How to make Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu)

  1. Soak the cow peas overnight in water. Grind the cow peas with dry red chillies, garlic cloves, fennel seeds, salt to make a thick paste.
  2. Next grease a baking sheet and move the ground paste to it, make sure to even them out as much as possible. Steam for 5 minutes.
  3. After the steamed mixture becomes warm, take it out and cut evenly into medium sized pieces.
  4. Heat a pan with little oil and shallow fry the vegetarian fish pieces till they turn golden brown in colour. Once the desired result is achieved, keep this aside.
  5. Take a separate kadai or pan and heat the gingelly oil in it, fry the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.
  6. Also put in the ingredients, shallots, garlic cloves and chopped tomatoes, saute this mixture for a few minutes till the shallots are partly cooked.
  7. Next step is to add in the tamarind extract along with salt, coriander powder, chilly powder, and cook it on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  8. Now add in the fried vegetarian fish pieces to the gravy, close the pan with a cover and do not bother it for a while.
  9. Cook this gravy until it turns thick and the oil separates itself. Serve piping hot with steamed rice and papads.

Reviews for Vegetarian Fish Gravy (Chettinad Saiva Meen Kuzhambu) (1)

bina bedia year ago
What are cow peas ? Is there a Hindi name for it ?
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Alpana Bhagat
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