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Fish Pickle

Fish Pickle

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 35


Serves 6

  • 500 gms sardine fish cubed

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

  • 3 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder

  • 1 tsp salt (adjust to taste)

  • 1/2 cup oil

  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds

  • 1 fennel seeds

  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds

  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds

  • 1 tbsp freshly ground ginger garlic paste

  • 10-12 garlic cloves whole

  • 2 sprig curry leaves

  • 1 tbsp crushed peppercorns

  • 3-4 tbsp white vinegar

  • 1 tbsp salt or as per taste


  • 01

    Wash the fish pieces and pat dry with kitchen towel.

  • 02

    Add the fish pieces in a bowl. Add salt, turmeric powder, some chilli powder, mix well and set aside for few mins.

  • 03

    Now heat the oil in a frying pan. Drop the fiah and fry the fish until it is crispy on the outside. Drain and set aside

  • 04

    In the same oil add the curry leaves, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and let it crackle.

  • 05

    Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

  • 06

    Add in the whole garlic, Kashmiri chilli powder and saute for a min.

  • 07

    Add the fried fish, crushed peppercorns, season with salt and mix well

  • 08

    Add the vinegar, gently stir and xook for 3-5 mins and remove from heat and set aside.

  • 09

    Let it cool down completely and then store in airtight glass jars and refrigerate for longer shelf life.



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Anu RB

4 months ago.

Drooling fish pickle

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