could never get a perfect recipe for
frying sardine fish. I know frying fish is one of the simplest thing you could
ever imagine. But each and everytime I make it, I find it is lacking something.
Sometimes I find it very bland, sometimes it gets stuck to the pan and fall
apart. But this was the time I got it perfect. The fish turned out perfectly
cooked, and had full of flavour. Everything came together beautifully.
is the marination and the way of cooking. I added all the spices and the oil in
the fish and left it to marinate. So you don’t need oil while frying the fish.
And also the fish is fried in a bed of curry leaves, which prevents it from
sticking as well as absorbs the flavour from the curry leaves. This is one of
the kicking recipe. I hope you will love this and let me know how it turned out
for you, if you try it..
/ Chala Meen – 20
springs with the stem (Left Whole)
Manjal podi – 1 tsp
tblspn or to taste
Onion – 4
make some slashes in it.
and make into a rough puree.
chilli, pepper powder, salt in to it and mix well.
juice, coconut oil and make into a paste.
and mix well with the masala. Let this marinate for 20-30 mins.
tawa. Arrange some curry leaves along with the stem over it. Place the fish
over the curry leaves and let it cook for 5 mins on one side. flip them over
and cook for another 5 mins on other
them from the pan along with the curry leaves and serve.
|Take all your ingredients..I forgot the coconut oil..|
|Make some slashes in cleaned fish|
|In a bowl. Take ginger, garlic and shallots puree|
|add in the spice powders and salt|
|squeeze some lemon juice|
|add in coconut oil|
|and mix well to form a paste|
|add the sliced fish into this masala|
|and mix well|
|Lay curry leaves in a nonstick tawa|
|place the fish over the curry leaves|
|flip them oven when cooked|