Chala thilapichathu / Kochi style sardine curry


Sardine – 8

Shallots – 1/2 cup sliced

Green chilli – 1

Ginger – 1 inch piece

Chilli powder – 2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Vinegar – 2 tsp

Salt – as needed

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs


Clean the fish. Heat an earthenware, add shallots, green chilli, and ginger. When it turns brown, add chilli powder and turmeric powder.  Add some water and when it starts to boil, add vinegar and salt.  Slow the fire and cook for 8 minutes till it is done. 

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