Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Mathi Peera(Kerala style Sardine )

Its is a dry kerala dish.Mathi is one of my favourate fish..Mostily the big one.There are plenty of sardines health benefits .An added advantage of sardines is that they are low in calories, which means, they can be always included in a weight control diet. Intake of sardines can help to increase consumption of omega 3 fatty acids which boosts metabolic rate, necessary for weight loss.

Sardine – 5 nos
Shallots/pearlonion – 6 nos
Green Chilly - 4 nos
Finely chopped Ginger- 3/4 tsp
Finely chopped Garlic- 3/4 tsp
Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Cumin seed -1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Fish tamarind (Kudampuli) -3-4
Salt to taste
Coconut Oil – 1 tbsp
Curry Leaves -1 stem

Preparation Method:
1.the fish into small pieces.
2.Cook the fish along with Salt,Kudampuli and Turmeric Powder in little water.
3.Cover the pan with a lid and allow to cook .
4.Mix the Grated coconut, Chilly Powder,Cumin seed ,sliced green chilly and pearl onion.
Squeeze this mixture very well with hand or u can use grinder,Note that it should not be grind smoothily.
5.When the fish is cooked well,add this coconut mix and mix well.Cook for 5-7 minutes.Water should be fulliy dried like thoran.
6.Add Curry leaves and Coconut Oil and mix well.


Neetz said...

woww..that looks invitng.. :)

eda..i didnt get for what u commented on my kozhukatta..?? u saw me somewhere..cozu have written bhyagare eshtam aayinu annu kandu??? or is it the recipe?

Jagruti said...

Lovely recipe!!

Gita said...

Wow...looks so delicious dear...I am going to try this :)

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newwhitebear said...

A good recipe. congratulations