Sunday, February 12, 2012

Fish Pickle!


Tuna Fish diced – 2 kg
Thinly sliced Ginger – 3/4 cup
Thinly sliced Garlic – 1 cup
Green Chillies Slices – 10
Pearl onion(Shallots)-1 cup
Kashmiri Red Chilly Powder – 4 Tbs
Vinegar – 1 cup
Water-1 cup
Curry leaves - 4 stems
Fenugreek powder-1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 2 tsp
Salt – to taste
Oil – as needed


Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilly powder -1 tbs
Pepper powder-1 tbs
Ginger-Garlic paste-1 tbs(optional)
Salt – 1 tsp


Clean and cut fish into small cubes.Marinate it with turmeric powder,red chilly powder ,Pepper powder and salt . . Keep it in a refrigerator for half an hour or more.Then shallow fry the fish pieces.

Heat oil in another pan,pop mustard seeds,add curry leaves and fry for a while.Now add ginger,garlic ,pearl onion and green chillies into it.Saute it for 5 mts in medium heat.Now add red chilly powder and let its raw is gone..Then add the vinegar and water ..let it boil.Put the fried fish pieces into the gravy and turn off the stove.Finally add the fenugreek Powder...Fish Pickle is ready.

Keep it in an air tight Container.


Mini Nair said...

I tried this receipe . Really good Thank you chithra . Really want to visit your home one day for food :)

chithra said...

Thanks mini....u r most welcome to my home!!

Dr Sonia S V said...

WOW wonderful to learn you are a malayalee too!
Such awesome recipes on your site
Thank You for the sweet comment on my blog