Monday, February 8, 2010

Fish Pickle/Meen achar


Ingredients:
Fish                    -500gm
(I used King fish)
Chilli powder       -5 tbsp
(I used Kashmiri chilli powder)
Green chillies        -10nos
Garlic cloves         - 15
Ginger                   - 1piece
Turmeric powder   -1/2 tsp
Musturd seeds       -1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds    -1/4 tsp(uluva)
Fenugreek powder -a pinch
Oil                         - 1/2 cup

Vinegar                  -3/4 cup
Salt as required

Oil for frying

Method:
.Wash and cut fish into small pieces and marinate it with turmeric powder,2 tbsp chilli powder and salt.Shallow fry it and keep aside .
.Chop half of the ginger into small pieces and keep aside.Make a paste of the other half and 7-8 pieces of garlic cloves.
.Heat oil in a thick bottom pan.Splutter musturd seeds.Saute fenugreek seeds with this.Add ginger and garlic paste and saute again.Now add the chopped green chillies,chopped ginger pieces and remaining garlic
cloves.Along with that add the remaining chilli powder,salt and a pinch of fenugreek powder.Saute well .Now add the fish pieces and mix it well.Switch off the fire andpour vinegar to this.
.Allow it to cool .Transfer it to a dry bottle and store.

37 comments:

Nostalgia said...

Ooh yummy.. pack me some :) Love it!

Fathima said...

Wow...I am literally drooling seeing the pic...

priya said...

yum yum yummy...looks simply superb n spicy, dear!

Neetz said...

yummmy yummm....i love fish pickle :)....we usually have it with everything especially when we are short of curries ;)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow interesting recipe, my high school friend brings such NV pickles but havent made them b4... Bookmarking this, drooling!!!

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Priya said...

Slurppp! tempting and spicy fish pickles..

deepti said...

Wow.......Gr8 Click!!

rekhas kitchen said...

Hi first time to your place you have a nice blog with delicious recipes this pickle recipe sounds very interesting will try this for sure what fish do you use in this recipe? looks so tempting....

Jagruti said...

Wow, fish pickle...gr8 pics...

Shama Nagarajan said...

mouthwatering pickle..delicious

Soma Pradhan said...

Lovely fish pickle dear..feel like having it now with some plain rice

Reshmi said...

lovely pickle....shahana...tempting n mouthwatering...

nisha said...

Totally new recipe for me , lovely pics

SE said...

ohh yummy...never gave a thought to this..seems interesting

Vrinda said...

WOW..wat a pickle...Lov prawn pickle never thought of making with king fish..kaanan adipoli...

Rahin said...

now thts mouth watering :)

Erica said...

Wow!What a wonderful flavors in this dish!!!

Gita said...

wow..the pickle looks so spicy and delicious :)

Catherine said...

So yummy! I love it!

Preety said...

pickle looks so spicy...

has said...

sha.... kodiyagunu.... send some over....

PJ said...

wow, such a unique tasty recipe, I have never seen a fish pickle made this way, sounds very delicious.. I should try this soon.

Tina said...

My all time fav pickle....Ithundengil enikku vere onnum venda...

Chef Aimee said...

I love fenugreek and this looks delicious!

Aparna said...

pickle kidilan thanne..pic kanumbol vishappu thudangi

Asha said...

Gorgeous color of that pickle.

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Great combination with curd rice:)

Divya Kudua said...

A friends mom used to make this for my hubby.Looks pretty similar:)

Nithu Bala said...

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Gulmohar said...

am drooling now..and kingfish is the best for pickles..

Siddhi S said...

hi Sahana...this is my first visit to ur blog...u hv a lovely blog with awesome recipes...this kingfish pickle is very very tempting...loved the recipe, vl try it soon...thnx for sharing...Hey i am following u so that i can track all ur future recipes and visit them n comment.

http://siddhiscookingexperiences.blogspot.com/

Natasha said...

YUM! I can almost smell it from here!

Best wishes for a great weekend,
Natasha.

Anu Jane said...

Hi Shahna,

This is Anu ( MES ) here.. love your blog site, done it up so well..
The pics, recipe's, layout everythin is so colorful and finger licking good...

TC, Love

Anu

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Tangy and delicious fish pickle!

shahana said...

Dear friends,
Thanks a ton for stopping by and complimenting...

Mallugirl said...

was looking for a good fish pickle recipe!
thanks!

Lebouffe said...

Lovely pickle! Thanks for visiting my blog!

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