Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Sukha Keski Maacah

Sukha Keski Maacah
Sukha Keski Maacah
Keski fish (Small tiny whitebait fish) is a tiny Bangladeshi fish resembling Silverfish but not quite. It is mostly cooked dry-style as opposed to a curry dish. Small whitebait fish is good for hypothyroid.
250grm Keski fish (found in most Bangladeshi stores)
2 pieces onion...
1 piece tomatoes
5 green chillies
4 tbs mustered oil
Handful of fresh coriander leaves
Spices: 3/4 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, , 1/2 tsp salt or to taste.
How to:
1. Place fish in colander, wash and drain well until completely dry and taking care not to make it mushy.
2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add finely diced onion. Fry until soft and almost brown.
3. Add the spices as indicated above and cook for 1 minute.
4. Add 1/2 cup of water and form a paste. Stir and fry for 2 minutes and then add finely chopped tomatoes. Stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes.
5. Add the fish, stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until the water evaporates.
6. Cover with lid and allow cooking on low heat for 15 minutes. By now all the water should have evaporated.
7. 5 minutes before removing from heat, add slit green chillies and fresh coriander leaves.
Recommendations: Serve with hot rice of your choice and definitely worth trying as this dish is very tasty!

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