Salt Fish Pickle (Pada)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Pickled Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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How to Make Salt Fish Pickle (Pada)

  • Soak and wash the fish in 3 cups of vinegar. Set aside both vinegar and fish.
  • Smear fish with turmeric powder and fry.
  • Once done, cool and shred the fish.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry sliced green chillies, garlic and curry leaves.
  • When the green chillies begin to change colour and the garlic browns, add the mustard seeds.
  • When mustard crackles, add ground masala paste and fry till the oil separates.
  • Add vinegar and salt to taste.
  • Mix well and boil.
  • Now add the shredded fish and cook on low flame for 10-15 mins.
  • Take off heat and cool.
  • Store in a dry jar and serve alongside rice dishes.