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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Nethili meen Kuzhambu (Anchovies)

Ingredients
Nethili Meen (dry)-1 cup
Onions-1
Tomato-1
Garlic chopped-6
Curry & Corriander leaves little
Salt to taste
Chille powder-1 &1/2tsp
Dhania powder-1tsp
Turmeric powdert-1/2tsp
Drumstick-1/4cup
Tamarind paste-3tsp
(dilute it with water)
Pepper powder-1/4tsp
Oil-6tsp(i added a bit more)
Vadavam for tempering
(mustard,methi,jeera,uraddhal)
Method
Heat oil in a pan add vadavam & temper it.Add the chopped onions fry till light brown.Add other ingredients fry till the raw smell goes.Pour the tamarind juice ,cook till Nethili meen is cooked.Garnish it with curry & corriander leaves.serve it with hot rice.
Tips
I usually make it the previous day and eat it the next day.These fishes are very small,you can eat it with bones.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Sailaja,

    Could you please tell us where we can nethili meen in the US? I have only seen the dried ones in the Asian market.
    Thanks a lot!

    -SK

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