Mathi/ Sardine Fry


10 sardines/ mathi, cleaned
2 – 3 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp garlic paste
oil for shallow frying


  1. Cut and clean sardines. Make slits on both sides of the fish.
  2. Make a thick paste of chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt adding little water.
  3. Marinate the sardines with the prepared paste and keep it aside for 15-30 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat and shallow fry the marinated fish on both sides till done. Serve with rice…


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