Mathi Curry (Sardine curry)2012-03-17
- Yield : 1
- Servings : 4
- Prep Time : 30m
- Cook Time : 30m
- Ready In : 30m
Mathi Curry (Sardine curry)
Traditional Kerala Mathi curry recipe
Health Benefits of Mathi(Sardine)
Sardine is a type of fish that can work wonders to enhance your health. We all know, fish is a healthy food, but eating sardines definitely has its own added benefits. Sardines are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids which helps in reducing LDL Cholesterol levels which in turn helps in reducing Heart problems. Omega 3 fatty acids also helps in making you hair healthy and shiny, its also makes your skin glow. Mathi (Sardine) has small bones which can be consumed easily which are rich sources of calcium for our bones.
Other tasty sardine recipes
Sardine with coconut milk (kudampuliyitta mahti curry)
Sardine in banan leaf(mathi pollichathu)
sardine coconut fry mathi peera)
How to make mathi curry
10 no of Mathi(Sardine)
10 no of Shallots
3 no of Green chilli
3 no of Tomato
1 tsbp. of Ginger garlic paste
1 spn. of Chilli powder(Kashmiri chilli)
1/2 spn. of Turmeric powder
1 lemon sized Tamarind
3 springs of Curry leaves
Salt to taste
2 tbsp. of Oil
Mathi Curry Preparation Method
Soak the tamarind in 1/2 a cup of hot water for 10 minutes.Mash the tamarind with your fingers to mix it well into the water. Strain through a sieve to extract all the pulp.Keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add ginger garlic paste(or you can add crushed ginger and garlic).Sauté till raw smell goes off.
Add chopped onion, green chilli and curry leaves. Fry well till golden color.
Add chopped tomato and stir well.
When tomatoes get mushy, add chilli powder and turmeric powder. Sauté for 1 min.
Add tamarind juice and 1 cup of water(250ml).(add more water if you would like more gravy) and bring the gravy to a boil. Reduce the flame to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Add salt to taste.
When the curry starts to boil, add fish and cook for 5-7 min.Do not cover the pan at any time during the cooking.
Remove from flame.
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