Monday, January 16, 2012

Unakkameen Chammanthi / Salted dry fish chutney












Ingredients:
  1. Salted dried fish - approximately 1 cup measure 
  2. Fresh grated coconut - 1 cup
  3. Green chillies - 6
  4. shallots - 4
  5. curry leaves - few
  6. tamarind - marble sized ball
  7. Oil - 5 tbsp

Method:
if the fish is too salty you need to soak it in water for 30 minutes to remove some of the salt and drain the fish .
Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish until it is crisp.
Remove fish from oil and drain on paper towel.
Add all of the ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until combines and coarsely ground.
The salted fish usually has enough salt so you will not have to add more salt.

6 comments:

  1. looks yummy and tasty.. want to have that with nice more kulambu...

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  2. Slurp, yummy salted dry fish chammanthi,super tempting.

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  3. This looks wonderful and yummy !!

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  4. Hello priya, first time here...wow this chammathi is perfect with hot rice or kanji...BTW ru a malayali, blogging from Kerala??

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  5. Hi Nisa - yes a malayalee basically from Kannur but now in Mangalore. nice to meet you :)

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