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A fish pickle from the heart of Kerala-Kottayam
Published On: 18 Oct 2004
English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
telugu: Allam / Allamu / Sonthi
kannada: Shunti / Alla / Ashi Shunti / Ardraka
hindi: Adrak / Adu / Soonth
Gujarati: Aadu / Soonth
Urudu: Adrak / Adhrak
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Chilli Powder
telugu: Erra Mirapa Kayalu / Yendu Mirapakayalu
kannada: Molaku / Kempu Menasinakai / Ona Menasinakai
hindi: Lal Mirch
Bengali: Paka Lanka / Lal Mirch / Lankamorich
Gujarati: Lal Marcha
Konkani: Sukki Saangi /Suke Miriyasang
Marathi: Lal Mirchi / Mirchya
Oriya: Lanka / Nali Lankamaricha
Punjabi: Lal Mirch
Kashmiri: Marach Wangun
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Cut the fish into small cube like pieces of approx 3cmX3cm.
Marinate with 1/2 tsp of turmeric, 2 tsp of chilly powder and salt for atleast an hour.
Lightly fry the marinated fish in oil.
:- Take care not to deep fry, as the fish will become hard.
Keep aside for draining.
Heat oil in a kadai or a pan.
Splutter mustard seeds and light fry fenugreek seeds.
Add onions and fry, till they become golden brown.
Add the remaining chilly powder and turmeric powder.
Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute.
Saute, till the mix turns dark.
Add the fried fish to this along with lots of oil.
Cook for 10 - 15 minutes.
Allow it to cool.
As soon as it cools, transfer it to an air tight bottle.
Add vinegar and turn the bottle upside down for the vinegar to reach everywhere.
Keep aside for a day or 2.
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Delicious... Complete mouth watering recipe. Traditional and authentic homemade style fish pickles are matchless in taste. They literally infuse life when accompanying the blandest of meals. Tried some on http://www.tastebells.com/andhras-famous-fish-pickle . Great taste, reminded me of the fish pickle prepared at home... Awesome product and got it in 2 days....
Recipe sounds very easy to make and tempting too..i am gonna try it out for sure !!
Add curry leaves, ginger and garlic cut into small pieces rather than paste. Avoid small onions if u want to keep it long.
thanks for the simple recipee. i m going to try it out very soon
Good,but better if not to make paste of ginger & garlic.
ya too much tasty but i never tried ..sorry for this.. as soon as possible i`ll try this recipe ..ok.. thanks ..
Easy instruction and absolutely delicious......!
you forgot to add curry leaves
ginger and garlic cut into small pieces would have been better than the paste. which oil is preferred????
whiler eading my taste buds are just givin me an order to get it ready.
would like to try it at the earliest. but thanks for making the reciepe sound so easy to make
very excellent Mr.Ashok.It like your recipe and pointwise method.Thank you.
This is an excellent recipe, easy to make and quite tasty. Thank you for sharing.
good...thanx a lot
very good and thanks for this recipe
This is a very simple and easy to make recipe, the preparation is excellent .Thanks Ashok and everyelse try this .
Hey I haven`t tried this. But I want to tell that ur explanation is very clear for us to make. I`m gonna try this.
What oil did u use for this.I want to try this.Can we use gingily oil or cococonut oil.
hey ashok...really great!!!
so easy and tasty as well:)
very good!!, thanks. i am from Ktm. made fish pickle for the 1st time with ur receipe, came out very well.
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