Virudhunagar Mutton Chukka / Kari Vathakal

Mutton is cooked and enjoyed in varied ways all over the world.In India mutton recipes are a must for every festive seasons and special occasions at home. This mutton chukka recipe is from my native place Virudhunagar,very simple to make for it requires very few ingredients that doesn’t need to be ground .Many chukka recipes… 

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Keluthi Meen Kulambu / Catfish Curry

Keluthi meen is a fresh water fish with long whiskers and may be that is the reason they are called Catfish in english.Keluthi meen (catfish) tastes so good compared to the sea water fishes especially for they are caught and sold alive.As there is no preservatives used to store them, they are healthy and so… 

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Veraal meen kulambu (Chennai style)

Murrel fish or Veraal fish is a fresh water fish and an excellent source of omega -3 fatty acids.The demands for Murrels are very high because they are caught and sold alive,thus no chemicals are used to store them.Only the cleaning part is difficult because of their slimy skin part.Wash them thoroughly in water with… 

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Veraal Meen Roast / Murrel Fish Fry

Nothing can beat the flavour of freshly ground Indian spices but still we rely on ready made kitchen powders to enhance the flavour and taste of foods.These kitchen powders that we buy from the markets must have some artificial flavoring and coloring agents that may cause health hazards.Here is a simple fish fry masala that… 

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Mutton Markandam Kulambu

Mutton Markandam kulambu is prepared using mutton ribs or riblets.Mutton ribs are rich,meaty,juicy and packed with flavour.Mutton ribs contains thin layers of meat,fat and bones that add their unique flavor to the gravy.The reason why lamb ribs are so delicious is probably because they are high in saturated fats and cholesterol.Mutton ribs cooked in spicy… 

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Mutton Kurma

Kurmas are flavourful,nutty ,creamy side dish recipe that is so simple and quick recipe that could be easily made even for a group of people.The preparations might differ but the basic ingredients are nuts,spices and coconut.Kurmas can be served for breakfast,lunch and dinner .They tastes great with almost all Indian breakfasts,pulav varieties or just with… 

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Nattu kozhi kulambu / Country chicken kulambu

Variety of non veg dishes are prepared from chicken especially broiler chicken.But today the demands for country chicken(nattu kozhi) has risen compared to broiler chicken.Country chicken refers to the native chicken breeds of IndiaThe broiler chicken are fed with very high amount of antibiotics,growth hormones and additives.These chemicals even after cooking remains in the chicken.Whereas… 

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Nalli Elumbu Kulambu

Nalli Elumbu is Lamb’s bone marrow which is used in making Kulambu especially in Southern parts of Tamilnadu.A very spicy and flavorful kulambu prepared from freshly ground masala that enhances the taste .Shallots are widely used in making many Non-veg recipes for they not only gives taste but also brings the perfect gravy consistency. I… 

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Veraal meen kulambu / Murrel fish kulambu

Veraal fish / Murrel fish is a fresh water fish fish ,very expensive because they are very rare to get from the market.Fishes are highly nutritious food with a good amount of protein and omega 3 fatty acids. There are variety of fishes used in preparing fish curry depending on their region and the ingredients.These… 

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Thirumangalam mutton Kulambu

Today I would like to share a hot and spicy version of mutton kulambu from Thirumangalam ,a small village near my native place Virudhunagar.This kulambu is prepared using roasted and freshly ground ingredients which brings out such a nice flavor and taste. You could definitely make out the difference in taste,color and flavor when using… 

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