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Smelt - Fish pickle Recipe

Smelt - Fish pickle is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pickled Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 10
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 16 oz (454 g) - smelt fish, cleaned
  • 1 tbsp - chopped Garlic
  • 1/2 - chopped Ginger
  • 2 - slit Green chillies
  • 1 tbsp - broken Mustard Seeds (rai kuria)
  • 3 tsp - Red Chilli powder| | 1 tsp - Fenugreek powder
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 strings - Curry leaves
  • 1 cup - Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Smelt - Fish pickle:

    1. Marinate fish with salt, turmeric and 2 tsp chilli powder for an hour.
    2. Grease the grill pan and spread the fish (1 layer).
    3. Grill/broil for 15 minutes one side.
    4. Then turn and apply little oil and broil for 10 minutes.
    5. Turn off the oven and let fish cool in the oven.
    6. Meanwhile, on the stove top, in a pan, warm oil, put curry leaves and fry for couple of minutes.
    7. Then add ginger-garlic, saute for 2 minutes.
    8. Mix in green chilli and then mustard powder fry till light brown.
    9. Now add fenugreek powder.
    10. Put the fish and 1 tsp red chilli powder and mix well.
    11. Add vinegar, stir and off the stove.
    12. When it's cool, bottle it and refrigerate.




     

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