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nethili karuvadu fry

Nethili karuvadu fry is the tasty fry for dry fish lovers. U can fry and store it for a week. Usually i fry and keep it for my husband whenever my food is not possible for him. He will enjoy the home food whenever he is away from me.

Nethili-15
chilli powder-1sp
small onion-10
oil -4 sp
salt-as required


  • First cleaning the karuvadu is the main process. remove the head of the dryfish and remove the black part in the dry fish. Boil a water in the vessel. After the water gets  boiled nicely off itf and put dry fish  in the hot water. Leave the dry fish in the hot water for few minutes. Later remove the water u can see the sand and skin comes in the water itself. nicely wash it.
  • cut onion.
  • First put 2sp of oil in a pan.fry nethili nicely in the oil.Till it becomes soft and little crispy. keep it aside
  • keep another pan, pour the remaining oil. put onion fry it nicely. put fried karuvadu, add chilli powder and salt. Check the salt and put because karuvadu already has salt. so check and put the salt.Fry it nicely. so that chilli powder and salt will be coated on the karuvadu and got fried nicely.

nethili karuvatu kulambu(dry fish)

Dedicating this recipe to all karuvatu lovers.. whenever we say karuvadu lot of people will have mouth watering feeling. Before marriage i cant bare karuvadu smell and i never had it. My husband loves karuvadu. i learned the recipe from my mother in law. Here is the mouth watering kulambu

INGREDIENTS:
nethili karuvadu-10 to 15pieces
small onion-10
tomato-1
tamarind - extract juice from lemon size tamarind
curry leaf-5
drumstick-1
kulambu podi-2sp
coconut-1cup grind the grated coconut
salt as required
  • First cleaning the karuvadu is the main process. remove the head of the dryfish and remove the black part in the dry fish. Boil a water in the vessel. After the water gets  boiled nicely off itf and put dry fish  in the hot water. Leave the dry fish in the hot water for few minutes. Later remove the water u can see the sand and skin comes in the water itself. nicely wash it.
  • Pour oil in a pan. put fennugreek seeds,onion, curry leaf. After it turn brown add tomato & fry till it mashes. 
  • Add drumstick and karuvadu, fry it . Later add tamarind juice and salt. Leave it to boil for few minutes
  • Add kulambu podi and grinded coconut to the kulambu. Boil it till the raw smell goes and drumstick will get boiled. If kulambu is thick your your yummy nethili karuvadu kulambu is ready.
Goes well with hot rice. Tastes better on the next day with palaiya satham. (ice biriyani!!!)




paasi parupu sambar(moong dal sambar)

hi friends, usually tuesday and friday most of tamil families will prepare sambar. Today i prepared paasi parupu sambar. i prepare this sambar in pressure cooker itself. Easy method to prepare sambar

INGREDIENTS:
paasi parupu-1cup
small onion-10
tomato-3
drumstick-1
brinjal,carrot,potato-1
sambar powder-2sp
water-3cup
mustards seeds-1/2sp
curry leaf-5
coriander leaf - for garnishing
salt-as required

  • Cut onion, tomato and vegetables.o
  • Fry the paasi paruppu in the pan without oil untile the raw smell goes
  • keep the pressure cooker  pour oil fry mustard seeds. put onion and fry it nicely
  • Add tomatoes after the onion fried. Put all the vegetables in the cooker and add salt now
  • Pour 3 cup water, add sambar powder and close the lid of the pressure cooker
  • After 5 whistles switch off the stove. now sambar is ready. Garnish with coriander leaf.

serve it with rice, dosa, idaly, pongal