Kerala Style Chaala-Mathi Fry-Sardine Fry
Kerala Style Chaala-Mathi Fry-Sardine Fry

Chaala/ Mathi Fry is every Keralites’ favourite dish with rice.

Best combination

  • Rice + Chammanthi + Thoran/ Mezhukkupuratti/ Ularth
  • Rice + Moru curry + Thoran/ Mezhukkupuratti/ Ularth
  • Rice +Sambar + Thoran/ Mezhukkupuratti/ Ularth
  • Pazhamkanji

Kerala Style Chaala/ Mathi Fry | Sardine Fry

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Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time:

Ingredients

  • 1. Sardine - 250 gms (8 Nos) - Cleaned and gashed (Chaala/ Mathi)
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  • 2. Turmeric powder - 1/4 Teaspoon (Manjalpodi)
  • 3. Red chilly powder - 1/2 Teaspoon (Mulakpodi)
  • 4. Pepper corns - 1/2 Teaspoon (Kurumulak)
  • 5. Garlic - 5 Nos (Veluthulli)
  • 6. Shallots - 3 Nos (Chuvannulli)
  • 7. Salt - As required
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  • 8. Coconut oil - 2 Tablespoon

Instructions

  1. Make a smooth paste of ingredients 2 – 7.
  2. Marinate the fish with the ground paste for 10 minutes.
  3. Tawa fry both sides of the fish in coconut oil, flip in between.

Notes

• Chaala/ Mathi can be shallow fried or till crispy according to your taste buds. I prefer a crispy version • Chaala/ Mathi fry can be made with pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt alone. It also tastes good.

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