10 sardines, cleaned
1 1/2-2 tbsp green peppercorns
3 garlic cloves
1 sprig curry leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
oil for frying
- Clean the sardines and make slits on it and keep it aside.
- Grind together green peppercorns, garlic, curry leaves, turmeric powder and salt adding lemon juice.
- Then apply this marinade to the cleaned sardines and keep it aside for 15-30 minutes.
- Heat oil in a pan on medium flame and shallow fry the marinated sardines on both sides until done...Serve hot with rice...