Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Karuvadu Vathakkal (Vaalai karuvadu vathakkal )


  • Vaalai Karuvadu - 10 Pieces
  • Tomato - 1 (crushed)
  • Onion - 2 (cut into length pieces)
  • Dry Red Chillies - 2
  • Prawn Sambal Chilli paste - 2 tsp
  • Tamarind Juice - 4 tsp
  • Sugar - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Water - 1/4 cup
  • Salt - if needed


  • Wash the salted fish and soak in water for 10 to15 min.
  • Remove the bone inside and keep aside.
  • In a pan, add 1 tsp oil, half the onion, and red chillies, curry leaves and saute till nicely till the raw smell of the onion goes off.
  • Remove from heat and grind in the mixer till smooth paste.
  • Now in the same pan, add another 2 tsp of oil, onion, tomato and saute well.
  • Add in the karuvadu/salted fish and little water and cook it.
  • Add in the grind paste and sambal paste and tamarind juice and cook it.
  • Now add in the sugar and salt if needed.
  • Cook well till the oil floats on the gravy and switch off.
  • Serve it hot as a side dish for rice or any kind of roti etc.
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10 lovely comments:


looks delicious and tempting...

Hamaree Rasoi

Delicious looking vattakhal.

Hamaree Rasoi

Priya Suresh

Slurp,mouthwatering here..

Prathima Rao

A mouthwatering & spicy masala!!
Prathima Rao
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Akila mon amie, merci beaucoup de ta visite.
Cela m'a permis de découvrir un blog gourmand avec plein de bonnes recettes.
Je reviendrai.
See soon.


looks so mouthwatering...
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vandana rajesh

Delicious..drooling over the spicy dish. Nice texture.

Jayanthy Kumaran

Am salivating here...delicious preparation Akila..:P
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My hubby loves this:) this looks so great

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.

Delicious Dryfish Stirfry dear.Luv it.Superb.

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