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Stuffed Sardines Recipe

Stuffed Sardines is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 13 August, 2014
Category :
NonVegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fried Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • Sardines – 8 medium size
  • Yellow Bell Pepper – 1Stuffed Sardines
  • Red Bell Pepper -1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Onion – 1
  • Coriander leaves – 1 bunch
  • Garlic – 5 Cloves
  • Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
  • Pepper Powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Lemon – 1
  • Mustard Seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Oil – 4 tbsp
  • How to Make Stuffed Sardines:

    1. Clean pat dry the Sardines.
    2. Chop the Yellow and Red Peppers, Tomato, Onion and Coriander leaves and store separately.
    3. Heat 1 tbsp Oil in a frying pan, add the Mustard seeds and allow to pop.
    4. Add Onion and sauté for about 2-3 mins till translucent.
    5. Add Tomato, Red and Yellow Pepper, sauté till cooked and Oil separates.
    6. Add Chilli, Pepper and Turmeric Powder, Salt and sauté for 1 minute till you get the earthy flavours of the roasted spices.
    7. Remove from flame. Squeeze in the juice of ½ a Lemon and stir in the Coriander leaves.
    8. Allow to cool. Stuff in the Sardines. Tie with a cotton string if necessary.
    9. In a separate pan heat 3 tbsp Oil and arrange the stuffed Sardines and cook along with the whole peeled Garlic and ½ Lemon. Turn the sides after 5 minutes interval and it is ready to be served, pipping hot, garnished with fresh Coriander Leaves and chopped Peppers.
    10. Cooking with the Garlic and Lemons lends a lot to the Garlicky flavour and the fine aroma of lemon to the sardines.



     

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