Netholi Meen Peera / Anchovy Fish In Coconut

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Netholi Meen Peera / Anchovy Fish In Coconut

Description

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min

Ingredients

Serves : 5
  • Netholi / Anchovy fish: 1/2 kg


  • Grated coconut: 1 n 1/4 cup


  • Ginger: 1 small piece


  • Garlic: 3 to 4 cloves


  • Green chillies: 3 to 4 chopped


  • Shallots: 10 to 12 nos


  • Kudampuli/ pot tamarind: 2


  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp


  • Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp


  • Salt: 1 tsp


  • Curry leaves: 1 sprig


  • Coconut oil: 4 tbsp

Directions

  • Wash and clean the fish by adding little salt.
  • Clean and keep aside.
  • To prepare the coconut mix, coarsely blend ( just pulse it in mixer for 2 secs) or crush together grated coconut,shallots ,ginger,garlic and green chillies.
  • In a pot or vessel add fish pieces ,pot tamarind, ground coconut mix , turmeric powder,red chilli powder,salt, curry leaves, coconut oil and 2 cups of water.
  • Cover and cook on medium flame for 5 mins.
  • Open the lid and cook for another 15 to 20 mins or till all the water dries up.
  • Keep stirring in between but do not over mix.
  • Switch off the flame and keep it aside for sometime before serving.