Smelt - Fish pickle

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Pickled Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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

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