Sunday, November 1, 2009
Anchovy is a small white fish.It is a little time consuming to clean it up.But very healthy and nutritious.In malabar area we don't prepare this 'Peera'..This dish is basically from Kottayam.You can prepare peera with Small Sardines also.
1 cup washed and cleaned Anchovies
Kudam puli (kokum) - 3pieces
Salt to taste
For the masala
1 cup Grated coconut
3 garlic pods
1/4tsp turmeric powder
1/2tsp chilli powder
Crush together shallots,green chillies and garlic , grated coconut,turmeric ,salt and chilli powder.
Heat oil in a pan .Splutter the mustard seeds and curry leaves.Add the coconut mixture and saute well for 1 minute.Add the fish with kudam puli and sprinkle some water.Cover it and cook it till its done.Serve hot with rice.