Mathi Curry | Sardine curry | Kerala Style Mathi curry

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 30m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Ready In: 30m

Mathi Curry (Sardine curry)

Traditional Kerala Mathi curry recipe

Health Benefits of Mathi(Sardine)

Sardine is a type of fish that can work wonders to enhance your health. We all know, fish is a healthy food, but eating sardines definitely has its own added benefits. Sardines are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids which helps in reducing LDL Cholesterol levels which in turn helps in reducing Heart problems. Omega 3 fatty acids also helps in making you hair healthy and shiny, its also makes your skin glow. Mathi (Sardine) has small bones which can be consumed easily which are rich sources of calcium for our bones.

Other tasty sardine recipes
Sardine with coconut milk (kudampuliyitta mahti curry)
Sardine in banan leaf(mathi pollichathu)
sardine pickle
mathi vattichathu
sardine coconut fry mathi peera)
Mathi curry

How to make mathi curry


10 no of Mathi(Sardine)
10 no of Shallots
3 no of Green chilli
3 no of Tomato
1 tsbp. of Ginger garlic paste
1 spn. of Chilli powder(Kashmiri chilli)
1/2 spn. of Turmeric powder
1 lemon sized Tamarind
3 springs of Curry leaves
Salt to taste
2 tbsp. of Oil

Mathi Curry Preparation Method

Step 01

Soak the tamarind in 1/2 a cup of hot water for 10 minutes.Mash the tamarind with your fingers to mix it well into the water. Strain through a sieve to extract all the pulp.Keep it aside.

Step 02

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 03

Add ginger garlic paste(or you can add crushed ginger and garlic).Sauté till raw smell goes off.

Step 04

Add chopped onion, green chilli and curry leaves. Fry well till golden color.

Step 05

Add chopped tomato and stir well.

Step 06

When tomatoes get mushy, add chilli powder and turmeric powder. Sauté for 1 min.

Step 07

Add tamarind juice and 1 cup of water(250ml).(add more water if you would like more gravy) and bring the gravy to a boil. Reduce the flame to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Add salt to taste.

Step 08

When the curry starts to boil, add fish and cook for 5-7 min.Do not cover the pan at any time during the cooking.

Step 09

Remove from flame.

I would like to share other sardine recipes with you.

1.Sardine Coconut Stir Fry | Mathi Peera
2.Sardine in Coconut Milk | Mathi Thengapaal Curry
3.Sardine Gravy | Mathi Curry
4.Sardine Fry | Mathi Porichathu
5.Sardine in mud pot | Mathi Vattichathu
6.Sardine Pickle
7.Tapioca With Fish Curry | Kappa Meen Curry

Comment (1)

  1. posted by Arfanms on March 27, 2012

    Super..look’s yummy.:-)


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