Tuesday, August 31, 2010


Dry fish-100 grams
Raw banana-1 medium sized
Brinjal-1 medium sized
Small onion-5
Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
Chilly powder-1 1/4 tsp
Coconut scrapping-2 cup
Coriander powder-3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Pepper-10 corns
Kudam puli (gambooge or malabar-tamarind)  - 2 pieces (optional)
Fenugreek-1/2 tsp
Tamarind-1 medium gooseberry sized

Soak dry fish and kudampuli separately in warm water.

Grind coconut, chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, pepper, fenugreek, cumin, onion and tamarind to a fine paste.

Cut brinjal and raw banana into 1 to 1 1/2 inch long pieces.

Mix the masala paste to dry fish and vegetables. Add salt and water.

Cook for 20 minutes.

Serve hot with plain rice.