Village Fish Curry


Village Fish Curry

Nadan fish curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 2 people



  • Heat oil in a non stick pan.
  • Add tomatoes and saute it for a minute.
  • Take a vessel and add red chilly powder, tamarind paste, salt and water and stir it well.
  • Remove the tomatoes from the oil and put it in the above vessel.
  • Heat up the same pan used for frying tomatoes.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add black pepper, fenugreek seeds and black gram and fry, till the fenugreek starts to emit a nice aroma.
  • Add curry leaves, pearl onions, garlic and green chillies.
  • Add salt and saute, till they become brown in colour.
  • Add coriander leaves.
  • Add the tamarind paste and tomatoes and allow to boil for 5 mins.
  • Add pieces of fish and allow it to boil.
  • Cook, till the fish is well cooked.
  • Add the coconut milk and heat it for 3 mins.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • :- Add salt, if needed.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve with rice.
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Response (7)
  1. a
    a novice October 7, 2005

    very nice……….v loved it !!

  2. A
    Amar Thiraviam June 11, 2005

    Very Good Taste !! Brought back memories of fish curry back home !!

  3. H
    Hyd House(BIJU/Anub/Sam) January 1, 2007


  4. K
    Kavya August 20, 2006

    I tried this today and came out very well!! Thks!

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