December 22, 2011

Fish Podimas

For cooking fish pieces: 
Fish- 1 Tilapia fillet  ,cut into big pieces(or any fish with thick flesh )
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup
For Podimas
Ginger - 1 tsp chopped finely
Garlic- 1 tsp chopped
Red onion - 1 small chopped
Pearl onion - 1/4 cup ,chopped lengthwise
Green chilli - 1 split lengthwise
Tomato - 1 small  
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
Garam masla - 1/4 tsp
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Mustard, dry red chillies, curry leaves, coconut oil - for tempering

1.Marinate the cleaned fish pieces with salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder
2. Cook it in a vessel with enough water till fish pieces are done .Adding 1 tsp of coconut oil will give a nice aroma.
3. When the fish pieces are done, and all the water is evaporated , shred them into small pieces using knife/fork/hand. If you are using fish with bones , remove it and use only flesh .
4. Heat coconut oil in another pan ,splutter mustard seeds.Add red chillies, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic. Saute for few minutes
5.Then add chopped pearl onion and big onions ,Saute till they turn soft . You can replace big onions with 1/2 cup pearl onions,it will enhance taste.
6. Add all the powders and tomato  ,mix well and cook for few minutes.
7.Add the cooked and shredded fish pieces.
8.Add grated coconut and curry leaves , mix well and stir fry for few minutes.
Serve hot .
Recipe courtesy : Yummy O yummy 


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