My mom used to make this dish often with Sardine dry fish. Mostly as a side dish for Rice or kanji. Whenever she cooks kanji at night. This would be there definitely. I love it. Also with Dal Rice and Sambar too it tastes yummy. Recently got a pack of Sardine fish from India. My mom had sent me. I was excited to make a dish with dry fish. Because it has been long since I had it. So I prepared my favorite fry along with Rice and Sambar.
Now Let’s see how to make this fry.
Also, try Dry fish curry
Preparation Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Serves : 3
Sardine Dry fish – 10 nos
Sliced Shallots/Small onions – 1 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil – 2 tbsp
1.Remove the head, tail part of the fish. Soak them in hot water for about 10 mins. Then clean them and wash them well with water.
2. Take the cleaned dry fish in a bowl and add Turmeric powder, red chilli powder to it. Mix them well. Heat oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot add the marinated dry fish into it. Fry them on both sides and then remove them and transfer them to a plate. To the same pan add the sliced shallots. Add oil if required. Saute them well. Add little salt as the dry fish already has salt in it. Let the shallots turn translucent. Then add the fried dry fish to it and mix well lightly and cook for 2 more minutes in low flame. Now the dish is ready for serving.
Serve with Rice, kanji…
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