Monday, January 3, 2011

Unakkameen-Pachakkaya Thoran

Unakkameen/Dry fish: 250gm
Raw banan/Pachakkaya chopped: 1 no
Shallots: 1/4 cup
Coconut grated: 3/4 cup
Green chilli: 4-5 nos
Ginger: 1 tbsp
Garlic: 1 tbsp
Cocum/Kudampuli: 1-2 nos
Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves: 1 spring
Coconut oil: 1/2 tbsp

Wash and clean fish, cut into medium pieces. Soak kudampuli in 1/2 cup water. Combine grated coconut,  turmeric powder, green chilli, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and salt in a manchatti/deep bottom pan. Add soaked kudampuli and  mix well with your hands. Then add fish pieces, raw banana and 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook for 10 minutes in medium flame. Remove from fire, pour coconut oil over the curry. Serve it with rice.