Anchovies Fish Curry – Spicy Anchovy Curry recipe – Nethili Meen Kuzhambhu

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Anchovies Fish Curry – Spicy Anchovy Curry recipe – Nethili Meen Kuzhambhu – Origin

Anchovies Fish Curry – Spicy Anchovy Curry recipe – Nethili Meen Kuzhambhu is a great dish based on South Indian style of cooking specially from Tamil cuisine.Simple and very delicious dish, easy to prepare.

Dried anchovies curry – Karuvattu Kuzhambu – Karuvadu Thokku – Spices and cooking method

Anchovies frcurry y indian recipe- Netholi Meen curry – Anchovies curry Kerala Style – This is my version of cooking. Anchovies cooked with shallots,tomatoes and with the spices in slow cooking process. The special ingredient is tamarind, added to the curry enhance the taste. The flavours are realy good. The spicy level can be adjusted according to individual taste.Lima beans and brinjals have added to give rich taste to the curry.

Anchovy fish curry – Nethili Meen Kuzhambhu – Spicy Anchovy Curry Kerala Style – – Nutritional health benefits

Anchovies are good source of omega-3 fatty acid, which helps to promote healthy skin and helps anti aging. Anchovies contains unsaturated fat which can help lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease.Anchovies are rich in protein and a low calorie count, which is an excellent diet to lose weight.Anchovies are rich in iron, which helps to increase white blood cells. Anchovies are rich in minerals such as calcium… which are essential for the growth and maintanenece of strong bones.
Anchovies indian curry – Anchovy fish curry – Serving method

Netholi Meen Curry – Anchovies indian curry – Anchovy fish curry – is perfect dish for lunch or dinner. Anchovy fish curry served as a main course with rice.This is perfect dish well goes with idli and dosa. This excellent dish that anyone can do in a quick time and delicious recipe.

Anchovies indian curry – Anchovy fish curry – Ingredients

Anchovies -250 gms
Brinjal-250 gms
Lima beans -250 gms
Onions-2 medium
Tomato-2 medium
Green chillies-3
Tamarind juice-1 cup
Garlic cloves-6 (optional)
Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Sesame oil

For the Tadka/Tempering:
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Urad dal-1/2 tsp
Red chillies-4
Curry leaves-1 spring
Fenugreek seeds-1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Spices:
Turmeric -1/2 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder-2 tsp
Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
Pepper powder-1/2 tsp
Hing-1/4 tsp

Nethili Meen Kuzhambu – Anchovies Curry – Preparation method:

Heat oil in a pan add tempering spices.
Once they splutter, add chopped onions, green chillies, garlic cloves and sauté it.
When it turns to golden brown, add chopped tomatoes.
When the tomatoes are cooked well, add tamarind juice .
Add all the spices and salt mix it well.
cook until oil floats on the top.
Add chopped brinjal, boiled lima beans and anchovies..
Cover it and cook for 20 mins in a medium flame.
Garnish it with coriander leaves.
Serve it hot with rice.