Aug 20, 2010

Fish Egg Fry ( Pananjeen Fry )

Fish Egg Fry

Serves: 2

You will need

1 cup ( 100 g ) fish egg
1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced
1 small green chilli
1 spring curry leaves
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper powder
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )


Wash and clean fish. Carefully remove eggs from Sardine ( Mathi ) / Nemmeen / Rohu fish. Gently wash well and keep aside.

In a pan, heat oil. Add finely sliced onions and fry till golden color and fragrant.

Add slit green chilli and curry leaves,. Saute for 2 -3 minutes.

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder. Mix it well and saute on a low heat for 2 - 3 minutes until raw smell goes.

Add fish egg and salt to taste. Mix it well. ( do not add water ). Stir continuously for 5 minutes and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes until dry and brown in color.

Serve as a side dish with rice, whole wheat bread, chapati or appam. It’s very tasty and easy to prepare.

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