For all sea food lovers here is a spicy tangy recipe for mackerel fish which is known as Meen Pulimunchi..It’s a bunt style preparation where in their language puli means Tamrind /tangyness and munchi means chilly /spiciness…..
In an around mangalore this dish is famous in all restaurants and houses….this is also prepared with Chicken known koli pulimunchi or chicken Pulimunchi (See Recipe here…
Overall a lovely dish just enjoy this a simple dal and rice.
•3-4 big mackerel fish(1/2 kg)
•20/25 badige chillies roasted (long verity)
•2tsp coriander /dhania seeds
•4 seeds of methi/fenugreek seeds
•1/2-1/4 tsp mustard
•5 garlic cloves
•1/4 cup coconut(optional )
•Goseberry size tamarind(use tamrind more if coconut is not used)
•Curry leaves 1spring
•2 slit greenchilles
•1 ” ginger chopped
•Coriander leaves for garnishing
•1tblsp coconut oil
▪Grind all above to a fine paste fine as possible with little water..
▪Heat pan add coconut oil , curryleaves, green chillies, ginger fry awhile then add masala boil on low flame, when oil starts oozing out add little water salt and fish cook till fish gets cooked .
▪ garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy this yummy spicy pulimunchi
* marinate fish in 1/2 tsp lime juice and salt for better result.
*Other fish like Anjal/surmai, butai/sardine can be used…
*this is one version of preparing pulimunchi.
*chicken Pulimunchi See Recipe here…