Kanava Karuvadu curry – Squid dry fish curry

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Kanava karuvadu  otherwise called as Kanava dry fish or Squid dry fish curry a delicacy food is mostly popular in the coastal regions of Tamilnadu. This goes well with hot plain
rice or sambar rice or rasam sadham. 

mmmm…………the aroma  itself will make us hungry.

Ingredients:
Kanava Karuvadu – 1/2 lb
Red Onion – 1
Tomatoes – 1
Garlic pods – 7 (optional)
Chilli Powder – 4 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder – 1 teaspoon
Ginger Garlic paste – 1  teaspoon
Salt – little

Step 1 :
Soak the dry fish in hot water  and cover it with a lid.Let it rest for 30 – 45 minutes.

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Step 2 :
After 45 minutes,clean the dry fish thoroughly.

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Step 3 :
Then chop it into small pieces and marinate it with chillie powder,tumeric powder and ginger garlic paste.
Let it rest for 30 minutes for all masalas to penetrate into the kanava to get the deep flavour.

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Step 4:

Heat oil in a pan .Add onion and garlic pods. Saute it until it becomes translucent.Then add the tomatoes.

Step 5 :
Once the tomatoes are cooked ,add the marinated kanava  and saute it.

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Step 6 :
Now add some water and close it with a lid until the kanava is cooked.

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Step 7 :
Once in a while open the lid and saute it with a laddle.Leave it covered and cook it until the oil seperates.

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Step 8:
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YUM!!!!!! here you go….Enjoy it with hot plain rice or sambar or rasam sadham.

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