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Tuesday, 19 July 2011

karimeen recipes

Hi all,
This weekend I had a great time with one of my malayalee friend. This friend of mine who enjoys cooking in her traditional Malabar cuisine helps me to learn most of those traditional recipes. This time also she cooked 2 of the traditional Kerala recipes using Kari meen (fish molly).here I sharing those two recipes
.Steamed Kari meen
Kari meen 4
Banana leaf (for packing and steaming)
Small onions 15
Garlic 10
Ginger 1 inch
Curry leaves 2 sprigs
Chilli powder 2 tbsp
Pepper powder 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Tomato 2
Salt as required
1.      Grind small onions,garlic,ginger,curry leaves, chilli  powder, pepper powder ,turmeric powder and salt without adding water to a smooth paste
2.      Clean  the fish and make slits on both sides
3.      Marinate fish with the above paste
4.      Tender the banana leaves by running it over flame
5.      In the leaf piece keep  single marinated fish with masala coating well
6.      Pack it well without tearing the leaf and tie a knot around it
7.      Steam cook the packed fish for 20-25 minutes
8.      I used idly pan to steam cook it
Tastes good when serve hot

Kari meen  fry

Kari meen 4
Tomato 1
Onion 1
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
Chilli powder 2 tsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp
Oil and salt as required
1.      Grind onion ,tomato, chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste  and salt
2.      Add  lemon juice to the paste
3.      Clean the fish and marinate using this paste for ½ hr
4.      In a pan add the fish and spread oil around the fish
5.      Cook well on both sides by adding oil little by little
Serve with rice

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