Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Sardine Mappas

Sardines -1lb
Sesame seeds-1/2 tsp
Pearl onion(small chopped) - ½ cup
Tomato(medium sliced) - 1 cup
Ginger (small chopped) - 1/2 tsp
Garlic(small chopped) - 1/2 tsp
Green chilly-5 or to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
vinegar- 1tsp (optiona)
Pepper powder - 1 tsp or to taste
Fenugreek powder(optional) - 1/4tsp
Thin coconut milk - 1 ½ cup
Thick coconut milk - ½ cup
Curry leaves - 1 spring
coconut oil - 2 tabs
Salt - to taste

For garnishing-
Thinly sliced pearl onions-2tsp
Curry leaves-
Oil -1tsp

1.Clean fish and marinate with a little of turmeric,black pepper and salt, and keep it aside

2.In a hot pan, pour coconut oil and splutter the mustard. Then add the minced ginger, garlic, and curry leaves and saute for a minute.

3.Add shallots and fry till they become golden brown

4.Add coriander powder,pepper,red chilly powder,fenugreek powder and turmeric. Saute until the oil separates, and then add tomatoes. Let the tomatoes get completely cooked.
5.Pour in the thin coconut milk and allow it to boil for 10 minutes on a low flame.

6.Then add the sardines. cover and cook on medium heat.When the fish is almost cooked, add vinegar.
7.Finally, add the thick coconut milk and take it off the heat after a minute, just before it starts to boil.

For garnishing:-
Fry minced onion and curry leaves until they turn brown and sprinkle this on top of the mappas. Sardine Mappas is now ready to serve!!



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