Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Indian Style Sardines

This recipe is for those who fancy sardines and wanna try something new rather than a plain one from cans...there are a few ingredients called for to make the dish much more interesting !

The recipe

Ingredients :

Canned Sardines in olive oil – three tins
One red onion – finely chopped
Garlic – five cloves, minced
Ginger – 2 tbsp minced
tomatoes – 2 medium chopped
Lemon juice – 2 tsp
Cilantro – few fresh twigs
Cumin powder – 2 tsp
Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
Green chillies – 3 , finely chopped
water - 1/3-1/2 cup
Salt to taste

Instructions :

Heat the olive oil from the can in a pan (it should not be smoking hot).
Fry the garlic first, then add the onions, followed by ginger.
Once the onions are translucent enough, add the tomatoes and wait till the tomatoes becomes mushy.
Add the spices, green chillies and fry it little more, and add the sardines with their oil and water.
Check for the seasonings, a bit of spicy and sweet, adjust accordingly.
A good drizzle of lemon juice over it and garnish with freshly chopped cilantro.
Serve it over bed of rice.

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