Dry fish fry / Nethili Karuvadu Fry

Dry fish fry  Nethili

Ingredients :

Dried anchovies  (Nethili ) — 85 g (3 0z)
GG paste — 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder — 1/4 tsp (acc to taste )
Lemon juice — 1 tsp
Turmeric powder — less than 1/4 tsp
Salt — to taste (very careful while adding salt)
Curry leaves — 1 sprig
Onion — slivered — 1/4 cup
Oil —  to fry


Method :

Remove the heads and clean the dry fish. Now take a seperate bowl and prepare the marination with turmeric powder,red chilli powder, lemon juice,gg paste and salt ( In US, they don add salt in dry fish to preserve , but in India ther will be enuf salt u don have to add  xtra ). Add the dry fish (anchovies ) to the masala nd marinate for minimum 30 minutes. Now take a pan and pour 4 tbsp of oil. Heat the oil in a medium flame and fry the onions and the curry leaves. Now throw in the marinated dried anchovies and fry it in the medium low flame for 5 minutes by stirring then n there.. So that it fries evenly.. and serve,..