Fish Kodampuli

It's been almost 4 months since I tried this recipe. Gosh....I forgot to post it here ;).

I'm always interested in Indian Culinary (I'm a spice lover) but sometimes I don't have a gut to try them. So, I'm just here waiting any Indian recipes recommendation from my friends. Thanks to Lia, who always share her Indian recipes and encourage me to try ones.

Fish Kadampuli

I think this recipe would become one of our favorite. Serve with warm rice and make you want to lick your plate ;).

Fish Kodampuli
adapted from : Lia's Home

Ingredients :
King fish - 1kg
Red chilli powder - 2.5 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Onions, thinly sliced - 1/2 tbsp
Ginger, thinly sliced pieces - 1 tsp
Garlic, thinly sliced pieces - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Fish tamarind (Kodampuli) - 2-3 pieces
Oil - 1.5 tsp

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
Shallots thinly sliced - 1 tsp
Curry leaves to taste

Kodampuli is a special tamarind normally used in kerala style of cooking

Fish Kadampuli

Directions :
Cut the fish into pieces of desired size.

Soak the fish tamarind (kodampuli) in a cup of water and set aside.

Heat oil in a deep pan, and fry the onions until fragrant. Add ginger and garlic and saute until soft.

Mix the red chilli powder and turmeric powder with a few drops of water to make a paste. Add the spice paste to the pan and saute on low heat till the oil separates.

Add salt and kodampuli water + one more cup of water and bring to a boil.

Add fish pieces and cook on medium heat until the fish is cooked.

Heat oil in a small frying pan and add the fenugreek seeds, saute until brown. Now add the mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds start to splutter, add the shallots and curry leaves. Pour this over the prepared fish curry.

Serve with warm rice.


  1. luv Indian food too... pedes-asem gitu ya Dit? Wih asiiiikkk!

  2. nyam..nyam...nyam..endangng bambang deh...sayng cuman gambar nih...gak bisa sampe ke sby hehhe

  3. Keliatanya enak dit, gak pake santen tapi kuahnya keliatan gurih ya?


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