Moravalu Chintakaya Pulusu

Rainbow Sardine Soup In Green Tamarind

Moravalu Chintakaya Pulusu

Rainbow Sardine Soup In Green Tamarind

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By MPR Radhakrishna

Published On: 19 Apr 2013

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Ingredients

  • Moravalu : 500 grams
    Green Tamarind Pods : 350 grams
    Garlic Bulbs : 1/4 cup
    Mustard Seeds : 2 spoons
    Ginger garlic paste : 1 Spoon
    Red chilly Powder : 2 Spoons
    Onion pieces : 1/2 cup
    Curry Leaves : 1/4 cup
    Salt : As required
    Refined Oil : 100 ml
    Ingredients for Spicy Paste :
    Poppy Seeds : 2 Spoons
    Coriander seeds : 2 Spoons
    Cumin Seeds : 1 Spoon
    Cinnamon : 1 Inch piece
    Ginger : 3 inch piece
    Garlic bulbs : 1/4 Cup
    Cardamom : 6 Nos
    Cloves : 6 Nos

Directions

Step 1

Add some water to the green tamarind pods and boil till soft.
After cooling extract pulp.

Step 2

Clean each fish carefully. Add ginger garlic paste, red chilly powder, one spoon salt, two spoons oil and mix well. Allow to marinate.

Step 3

Add all the ingredients of spicy paste to a grinding jar and prepare a paste.

Step 4

To a deep bottomed pan add oil and heat. Splutter mustard seeds and add the onion pieces. After the onion pieces turn brown, add the spicy paste and fry till the raw smell is gone. Add the curry leaves, marinated fish and sufficient salt. Mix well and fry carefully till oil shows up.

Step 5

Add the green tamarind pulp, mix thoroughly, add three cups of water and some salt if necessary. Allow to simmer on medium flame till the cooking is done.

Step 6

Serve Hot with Rice.

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