Mathi Nellika Vattichathu

by Adeela Shamnas
Mathi Nellika Vattichathu is a traditional muslim recipe in malabar region.It is a unique combination dish,Sardines are paired with dried goosberries,pepper and cook with other few ingredients till dry.It is best served with cooked tapioca,chapathi.
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Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 25 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Sardine - 1/2 kg
  • Tomato - 2
  • Green chilly - 2
  • Dried goosberry - 4
  • garlic - 1 clove
  • Fenugreek seed - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seed - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper corn - 2 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves(little) -
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt(as required) -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 25 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Sardine - 1/2 kg
  • Tomato - 2
  • Green chilly - 2
  • Dried goosberry - 4
  • garlic - 1 clove
  • Fenugreek seed - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seed - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper corn - 2 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves(little) -
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt(as required) -
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Instructions
  1. Clean and wash sardine nicely.
    Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
  2. Grind gooseberry,garlic and cumin seed together to make a fine paste.
    Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
  3. In a bowl add sardine,chilly powder,turmeric powder,dried goosberry paste,salt,water and mix well.
    Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
  4. Heat oil in a clay pot,spluttrr fenugreek seed and add tomato into it,saute for few seconds.
    Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
  5. Add the sardine along with masala water.
    Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
  6. Add curry leaves and cook the sardine till dry.
    Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
  7. Mathi Nellika Vattichathu is ready to serve.
    Mathi Nellika Vattichathu – pachakam.com
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