- Dried anchovies (Nethili ) 85 g (3 0z) - GG paste 1/2 tsp - Red chilli powder 1/4 tsp (acc to taste ) - Lemon juice 1 tsp - Turmeric powder less than 1/4 tsp - Salt to taste (very careful while adding salt) - Curry leaves 1 sprig - Onion slivered 1/4 cup - Oil to fry
Remove the heads and clean the dry fish.
Now take a seperate bowl and prepare the marination with turmeric powder,red chilli powder, lemon juice,gg paste and salt ( In US, they don add salt in dry fish to preserve , but in India ther will be enuf salt u don have to add xtra ).
Add the dry fish (anchovies ) to the masala and marinate for minimum 30 minutes.
Now take a pan and pour 4 tablespoons of oil. Heat the oil in a medium flame and fry the onions and the curry leaves.
Now throw in the marinated dried anchovies and fry it in the medium low flame for 5 minutes by stirring then n there.