Friday, April 25, 2008

FISH/CHAPALA PULUSU

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INGREDIENTS:

Fish Fillets-----------------------6-7 Cut to medium sized pieces(I used Tilapia Fish)

Tamarind------------------------Pulp extracted from Lemon sized ball with 1/2C water

Jalapenos------------------------2-3

Chilli powder--------------------1 tsp

Turmeric powder----------------1tsp

Onion----------------------------1 medium one chopped+ 1/4th an onion fried in tsp of
Oil and ground to paste
Ginger-garlic paste--------------2tsp

Jaggery/sugar-------------------sufficent enough

Mustard seeds------------------1/2tsp

Oil--------------------------------3 tbp

To grind to fine powder:

Coriander seeds-----------------1tbp
Cumin seeds---------------------1 tsp
Methi Seeds---------------------1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-------------------1/2 tsp

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat oil in a pan, add Mustard seeds, Jalapenos, 1 whole onion chopped,and fry till onion become soft.

2.Now add ginger-garlic paste, and fry them for a little while.Then add turmeric,chilli powder and cook for few mins..

3.After that add extracted ta,marind pulp, 2-1/2 cups of water,some salt and le it come to vigorous boil. Taste and add enough salt and jaggery.

4.When the sauce tastes fine add the fish pieces and cook for 10 mins on low-medium flame uncovered. Avoid stiring in between.

5.Now add the onion paste, ground powder and try to slightly mix in the sauce.Cook for another 5-7 mins until the sauce thickens.

6.Garnish and serve with hot rice after a few hours as the pieces absorbs the sauce well.This tastes even better the next day.

2 comments:

sailaja said...

Hi
i saw ur recipes.It looks good to see ur site.Even i opened one of the food site.But still in progress.will send u soon

sailaja said...

even i make the recipe but its slightly different........i dont make the onion paste.....is it neccesary.......