Monday, October 25, 2010
Ayala muluku curry /Mackrael curry
Ayala / Mackrael - ½ kg
Finely chopped onion – 1 ½ cups
Tamarind – one small ball like gooseberry
Sliced tomato – ¼ cup
Sliced ginger – 1 ½ tsp
Sliced garlic – 1 ½ tsp
Sliced green chilies – 2nos
Chopped curry leaves – 2 ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Kashmiri chilly powder – 2tsp
Coriander powder – ½ tsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1tsp
Oil – 4tsp
Coconut oil - 2tsp
Salt to taste
How to prepare
=►Clean and cut fish into medium size pieces.
=►Soak tamarind in half cup of water and keep it aside.
=►Heat 4tsp of oil in a earthern pot ( meen chatti) or pan and put fenugreek seeds.
=►When it cracks add sliced ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves into it.
=►Saute it well till the raw smell of garlic goes off.
=►Next add sliced onion and salt into it.
=►Saute it till the onion turns light brown color. Add turmeric, chilly, coriander powder
and sliced tomatoes into it.
=►Mix it properly unitl the tomatoes gets completely mixed into it.
=►Then put ½ cup tamarind juice into it. Allow it to cook for 3-5min.
=►When the tamarind boile nicely put cut fish pieces into it.
=►If you want more gravy ,add ½ cup of water into it.
=►Allow it to cook for 15-20 min on sim flame.
=►When it cooks well switch off the flame.
=►Pour 1-2tsp of coconut oil on this curry and garnish with curry leaves.
Note - Instead of tamarind we can use kudam puli also.