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Thursday, July 14, 2022

Fish Egg Stir Fry | Meen Mutta Thoran | Pananjil (Parinjil) Stir- Fry

Mom made the best fish egg(meen mutta appams) in banana leaves. This wasn't a routine affair but whenever there was fish eggs available, we always had the mutta appam or mom made fish egg thoran if banana leaves were not available. When I started getting these eggs, I also started preparing the same and kids love it. This would be a small dish as I generally prepare using the fish eggs that we get from the fish available. Very rarely, do I get the big fis eggs from market. But if you get that, the same can be prepared using the same ingredients, just adjusting the measures as per the quantity of fish egg(meen mutta). This is a simple yet delicious stir fry and can be made in no time. Do try and enjoy !!

Preparation time ~ 10 minutes
Cooking time ~ 15 minutes
Author ~  Julie
Serves ~ 2 
mathi mutta (fish egg) 1/2 cup
kunjulli / shallots 2 tsp chopped
veluthulli / garlic 1 tsp chopped
inji / ginger1 tsp chopped
green chillies 1 tsp fine chopped
curry leaves cut
pepper powder 1/2 tsp
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
grated coconut 3 tbsp
salt to taste
oil 1 tbsp

  • Clean any black portions struck to the fish egg. Wash under running water and drain water.
  • Add the fish egg to a bowl, add sliced shallots, chopped garlic, chopped ginger, chopped green chillies, cut curry leaves, grated coconut. Add pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt. 
  • Mix by crushing the mixture and combine well.
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  • Heat oil in a pan and add oil. Add the fish egg mix and give a quick mix.
  • Cover and cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes. Check in between for moisture content, or else add few drops of water or add oil.
  • When the mixture looks cooked, dry off any moisture. Switch off flame and serve warm with steamed rice.
* You can use any other fish egg and prepare in the same method.


Angie's Recipes said... Best Blogger Tips

What a flavourful and moreish stirfry with lots of protein!

Paolina said... Best Blogger Tips

un piatto che mi piace tanto! Complimenti!