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Dry fish fry / nethili karuvadu fry

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- 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


Step 1: Remove the heads and clean the dry fish.

Step 2: 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 ).

Step 3: Add the dry fish (anchovies ) to the masala and marinate for minimum 30 minutes.

Step 4: 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.

Step 5: Now throw in the marinated dried anchovies and fry it in the medium low flame for 5 minutes by stirring then n there.

Step 6: So that it fries evenly.. and serve.

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