Meen Saaru (Fish Rasam)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • salted dry fish - 100 gms
  • thick tamarind pulp - 2 tsp
  • tomato puree - 2 tbsp
  • black pepper corns - 1/2 tsp
  • coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • oil - 2 tbsp
  • red chillies - 3 to 4, broken into pieces
  • curry leaves few
  • garlic - 2 tsp, minced
  • onion - 1/2 cup, finely chopped
  • Water - 1 ltr

How to Make Meen Saaru (Fish Rasam)

  • Cut dried fish into very tiny pieces.
  • Add water and simmer till fish is cooked.
  • Add tamarind pulp and tomato puree and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  • Powder all the ingredients from pepper corns to mustard seeds together and combine with turmeric powder.
  • Heat oil in a sauce pan and add chillies.
  • Fry for few seconds.
  • Add curry leaves, garlic and onion.
  • Fry till onions turn light brown.
  • Add the powdered ingredients and fry well.
  • Add the fish mixture and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Taste and add salt if needed.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.

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