Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Sardine Pulimunchi (Butayi)


  • Sardine fish 10-12(small size)
  • Curry leaves 1 sprig
  • Onion 1 small (finely chopped)
  • Garlic 2 flakes (crushed)
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves hand full

For Grind:

  • Tomato 1 big (chopped) (optional)
  • Onion 1 big (sliced)
  • Dry Red Chilly 10-12
  • Coriander Seed 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seed 1/4 tsp
  • Methi 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel seed 1 tsp
  • Ginger 1 inch
  • Garlic 4-5 flakes


  • Wash and clean the fish put turmeric and salt keep aside.
  • Put oil in pan fry all "FOR GRIND" ingredients.
  • Grind all ingredients along with turmeric.
  • Add little water as required to make a fine thick paste.
  • In a vessel add little oil add chopped onion and crushed garlic,when both are slightly brown in color.
  • Add curry leaves and grind masala paste.
  • Add little water and salt bring it to boil.
  • Now add fish and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Last garnished with coriander leaves


  • tomato is optional you can add tamarind juice instead of tomato.


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