Muddushe (lady fish) is a small type of fish ,mostly found in khadi(back waters).
It is one of the tastiest variety of fish.
8 Muddushya (Lady fish)
1 small Onion chopped.
1/4 cup grated Coconut.
2 tbsp Oil.
Salt to taste.
For the masala
1 medium sized Onion.
2 tbsp Dhana(corriander seeds)
5 tbsp Red chilli powder.
1 tbsp Haldi powder.
1 tsp Black pepper powder.
To clean the fish:
Scrape the outer side of the fish. Cut off the head and tail. Take out the entrails from the cavity. Cut the gills. Wash under tap water.
Give 2 slits on each fish.
Add salt and turmeric to washed and cleaned fish.Keep aside.
Grind all the masala ingredients to a fine paste.
Grind together grated coconut,peppercorns and half chopped onion to a fine paste.
Apply grounded masala paste to fish and keep aside.
Add coconut paste & kokum.Keep aside.
Heat oil in a kadhai.Add half chopped onion,let it turn brown.
Add marinated fish stir with light hand.add /4 cup water.
Cover and cook for 5 minutes or till fish is cooked.
This is a very delicate fish,hence it gets cooked fast.
Taste and add salt if required.(As salt is applied to fish)
Remove in a serving dish.
Serve hot with steam rice or bhakri of your choice.
Happy Cooking !!!