Chettinadu Saiva Meen Kuzhambu
Saiva Meen Kuzhambu | Vegetarian Fish Gravy | Vazhaipoo Kuzhambu
Vegetarian Fish Curry Recipe!
Chettinadu Saiva Meen Kuzhambu
Saiva Meen Kuzhambu | Vegetarian Fish Gravy | Vazhaipoo Kuzhambu
Vegetarian Fish Curry Recipe!
Servings Prep Time
2people 20minutes
Cook Time
15-20minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 20minutes
Cook Time
15-20minutes
Ingredients
  • 1cup Cleaned Banana Blossom Floretssoak them in buttermilk
  • 1 Large Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1cup Thick Coconut Milk
  • 1tsp Tamarind Paste
  • 1/4tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1tsp Coriander Powder
  • 3/4tsp thRed Chilli Powder
  • 1/2tsp Jeera Powder
  • 2tbsp Gingelly Oil
  • 1tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Salt as needed
  • Water as needed
  • Few Curry Leaves
Instructions
  1. In a 2-3L pressure cooker, heat gingelly oil and add cumin seeds. As they splutter, add fresh curry leaves.
  2. Now add finely chopped onions and fry until translucent.
  3. Next add all the spice powders – turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Cook for 2-3 mins until the raw smell is gone.
  4. Add the cleaned banana blossom florets. Mix well.
  5. After cooking for 3-4 mins on low flame and the masala is coated well, add salt needed for the gravy. Cook for another minute. Add 1/2 cup water.
  6. Next add tamarind extract and mix well. Continue cooking the gravy.
  7. Pour the coconut milk while the gravy is on low flame, mix well.
  8. As the gravy comes to a slow boil, close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook on medium heat for 2 whistles.
  9. Let the pressure subside naturally and then open the lid. The oil should be separated and the banana blossom florets should be cooked.
  10. Serve hot with rice and any side dish of your choice.