Monday, March 4, 2013

Meen (Tilapia) peera pattichathu / മീന്‍ പീര പറ്റിച്ചത്‌



Ingredients:
Tilapia-3 fillets
Green chilly-6-8
Ginger-1/4" piece
Garlic-1 small
Turmeric powder-1/3 tsp
Shallots or onion-1/4 cup, chopped
Sun dried Gambooge/Kudampuli (കുടംപുളി)-2
Shredded coconut-1.5 cup
Curry leaves-a handful
Coconut Oil-2 tsp
salt
 Method:
Clean fish and cut into medium size pieces. Soak Kudampuli in 1/4 cup of water. Crush together green chilly, ginger, garlic and shallots/onions. Mix these with shredded coconut and turmeric powder and slightly crush it again. Layer fish pieces in a manchatti/ heavy bottomed pan and add the above crushed coconut mixture and salt. Pour in kudampuli along with water. Add curry leaves. If needed add more water (~1 cup) and combine everything together. Cook covered in medium heat for 20 min. Uncover and drizzle coconut oil.Serve with rice or kappa.

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