Sunday, August 8, 2010

NeiMeen Karuvadu Masala


Neimeen (Vanjaram, sear fish) dry fish - 3 - 4 big slices
onions - 2 (chopped)
tomatoes - 2 (chopped)
curry leaves - a handful
oil - 4 - 5 tsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
salt to taste
red chilli powder - 1 tsp

- soak the dry fish in water for 30 mins
- wash and clean the fish
- cut them into slices
- marinate them with salt and red chilli powder
- please keep in mind that the dry fish has salt in it, so just add accordingly or add after cooking
- in a pan add oil
- add the curry leaves and onions, fry
- when they are transparent add tomatoes and ginger garlic paste
- fry well
- when they are mushy add the fish slices and fry
- add some water if necessary
- fry well and when they form the masala texture, remove from fire.
- serve as a side dish

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