Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu

By Menaga Sathia  |  16th Nov 2015  |  
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About Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu Recipe

Freshly prepared masala & temper with gingelly oil is the secret of this recipe.

The delicious and mouthwatering Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu. Menaga Sathia shared this Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu

Ingredients to make Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu

  • Fish fillets - 8
  • tamarind - 1 big lemon size ball
  • Pearl onions - 10
  • tomato - 1
  • garlic pods - 6
  • coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  • red chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • To grind : pepper corns - 1/2 tsp
  • cumin seeds - each 1/2 tsp
  • Pearl onions - 5
  • garlic pods - 3
  • coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • To temper : Gingelly oil - 2 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • jeera - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves a few

How to make Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu

  1. Soak the tamarind in hot water & extract the juice from it.
  2. Grind the ingredients given under 'to grind ' to a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a vessel temper the ingredients given under 'to temper', then add chopped onion, chopped tomato, garlic pods one by one. Saute it well.
  4. Then add the masala paste, coriander & red chilli powder, saute it well until the raw smell goes away.
  5. Add the tamarind juice, salt &and boil it very well.
  6. Once the raw smell goes away add the cleaned fish fillets to the gravy, boil it for another 5 minutes, then add few curry leaves. Turn off the flame.

Reviews for Madurai Style Fish Kuzhambu (2)

Sri Mathi3 years ago


Sai Chaitra3 years ago

Came out very well and taste wise too good me and my husband loved it...
Menaga Sathia
3 years ago
Thx u Very much Sai Chaitra,glad you both liked it