Dry fish gravy (karuwattu kulambu)

Main Dish
1 servings
15 min
15 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 1
Dry Fish (Karuwadu) - required quantity

Onion - 2

Tomato - 1

Green Chilly - 1

Curry Leaves - 10

Sambar Powder (or) Chilly Powder - 2 teaspoon


Oil - 1/2 tablespoon

Mustard - 15

Cumin - 20

Fennel - 10

Fenugreek - 7

Water - 2 cups


  • Wash the dryfish and drain it. Take a bowl, add water and tarmarind, heat it for 4 minutes and keep it away. After 5 minutes, mash that tamarind juice well, filter it and keep it away.
  • Now take a pan, add oil, mustard, cumin, fennel and fenugreek and season it.Add onion, tomato, green chilly, curry leaves and fry it well.
  • Now pour the tarmarind juice into the pan and also add sambar powder and salt. After 3 minutes add the dry fish into it.
  • Cook until the dryfish become soft.
  • Serve hot with rice.


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