Thai Inspired Dried Anchovies Curry / Unakka Meen curry







Thai Inspired dried anchovies curry



Ingredients
  • 1 Cup  Dried anchovies(Netholi)
  • 1 Tomato sliced
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder 
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Oil as required
  • Salt as required
  • A few Curry Leaves 
  • 1/2 cup fresh Coconut
  • 1 tbsp of yogurt
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk

Directions


   Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan to a medium hot and the red chilli powder and turmeric powder, mix this with the oil over low heat to bring out the aroma. Add 1 tbsp of coconut milk and mix together to form a paste. Continue to cook this at low heat for 2 more minutes. Add the ginger, tomato and onion continue cooking
at medium heat until the onion is soft.

    Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry the dried anchovies until light brown (Try bending the anchovies and it should split). Grind the fresh coconut with 1/2 cup of water and the yogurt and 4-5 fried anchovies. Add this to the pan and continue cooking for 5 minutes. Add fried anchovies and curry leaves, cook for 2-3 minutes and the curry is ready to serve.

27 Comments:

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

so delicious curry dear! very tempting pics...

kothiyavunu said...

Hi dear...hope u r doing fine :) I missed out many of your recipes. Trying to get hold of everything very soon...adipoli recipe da..mashee egane enee kothipikathee..looks wonderful :)

forkbootsandapalette said...

oooh this looks so delicious....

Angie's Recipes said...

Never had anchovies in curry...I am totally intrigued!

Guna's kitchen said...

i used to have them at home.. reminds my childhood memories.. luks delicious and nice gravy dear... happy to follow u

Kairali sisters said...

Vrinda, Thai inspired anelum, nammude Keralathinte swantham looks undu curryke..Cherutahyte vishakunundo ennu oru samshyam,Adipoli neitholi curry...

Satya said...

wow gravy looks very colorful n delicious ...tempting click

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Nandini said...

Very nice curry!

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Vrinda
Now tell me where to get dried Anchovies in Delhi.
I wont show it to my wife..she will remember the great dried Anchovie dishes I cooked for her in Korea or KUala Lupur..
Great recipe indeed..I am going for an dry Anchovie hunt in and around Delhi.
Have a nice weekend

Suja Sugathan said...

Wonderful curry..looks colorful and delicious.

Sayantani said...

looks divine!

RV said...

Gorgeous color!!! I will make this curry even If i don't find dried anchovies

An Open Book said...

not a big fan of unakka meen but the thai element in it makes me wonder...

Suman Singh said...

love those cute little fish..that curry looks so spicy and delish!

Swathi said...

Curry adipoli Virnda,Looks delicious.

Kamalika said...

LOved the colour of dish..looks so spict and tempting ....

Neetz said...

what lovely color :)..nice recipe

PranisKitchen said...

unakka meen.. not tasted for long long time as my hus doesn't eat that.. this curry looks really god with coconut milk sure taste yumm

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kitchen flavours said...

This must be really delicious with paratha!

Cinnamon Girl said...

What a wonderful curry with anchovies! Such great flavors!

Happy Cook said...

That gravy just look so so yumm. I hve not had curry with onaka meen, but love them fried,.

Chef Bee said...

Never tried my own curry but maybe I'll be brave with your recipe.

Plan B

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Ethu unakka Nrtholi alle?evide eshtam pole kittanundu ethu.Curry de color adipoli!

Fathima said...

love the color of the gravy! looks yum!

Yummy Team said...

Interesting curry!! Looks delicious..

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Curry looks hot and spicy. And i love anchovies, sure to try this very soon:)

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