Netholi (Anchovy) Ilumban Puli Peera

Meen Ilumban Puli Peera

Ingredients (Serves 5)

1. Netholi – 350 gm, cleaned and halved if large

Ilumban Puli – 3/4 cup, quartered

2. Grated coconut – 2 cups

Shallots – 8 – 10 small, sliced

Ginger – 1 tbsp, thinly sliced

Garlic – 1 tsp, chopped

Green chilies – 3 – 4, diagonally sliced

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)

Fenugreek powder – 1 pinch

Salt – As required

3. Water – 1/2 cup

4. Coconut oil – 1-  1.5 tbsp

Curry leaves – A few

Method

1. Combine all the ingredients numbered 2 in a claypot / manchatti. Taste-check for salt.

2. Add the cleaned fish pieces, ilumban puli pieces and mix well. Add half cup water and mix well. Cook covered over medium-low heat for 15 – 20 minutes until done. Open and cook uncovered for a few minutes until most of the water is evaporated. Switch off.  Add coconut oil and  a few curry leaves. Mix gently. Keep covered for a few more minutes. Serve with rice.

 

Meen ilumban puli peera

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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