Pittapariga - Chintakaya Pulusu

Pittapariga in raw tamarind

Pittapariga - Chintakaya Pulusu

Pittapariga in raw tamarind

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By Dr M.P.R. Radhakrish..

Published On: 08 Jul 2011

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30 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing pittapariga - chintakaya pulusu, first remove the scales and fins of all fishes.

Step 2

Make a cut vertically on ventral side just behind operculum and remove the visceral mass.

Step 3

Repeat the process to all the fishes. Wash thoroughly Add turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste and one tsp of salt to the fish, mix well and allow to marinate.

Step 4

Take all the ingredients for preparing masala and grind into a fine paste.

Step 5

Take two cups of water, add green tamarind pods and boil till the pods are smooth. Extract pulp into a cup.

Step 6

Take a deep bottomed pan, add oil and heat. Splutter the mustard seeds, add onion pieces and fry till they turn brown.

Step 7

Add the masala paste and fry till raw smell is gone. Add slightly pounded garlic bulbs and half split green chillies and fry till oil shows up.

Step 8

Now add the marinated fishes, red chilly powder and salt and stir fry till oil shows up. Add the green tamarind pulp and mix well.

Step 9

Add three cups of water, mix well and cook in medium flame till the fishes are cooked well.

Step 10

Serve pittapariga - chintakaya pulusu hot with rice.

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