Saturday, March 12, 2011

Tisryacha Vada ( in konkani) or Mussels in english

Tisrya ( in konkani ) or mussels in english is mainly found where the sea water meets the river water (called khadi in marathi ).It is rich in calcium.We prepare many dishes out of mussels.Tisrya Sukha, Tisrya vadi, Vaigan masakasangcha randoi (Eggplant drumstick sabji).

Ingredients :

Coconut                   ---  1/2 grated.
Red Chillie's             ---  8

Sesame                    ---  1/4 tsp.
Corriander                --- 1 1/2 tsp
Pepper                     ---  6  (White or black would do)
Turmeric powder      ---  1/4 tsp.
Vatamab Soul           ---  5 in no  ( Tamrind can do if one donot get vatamb)

Step1: Fry all above ingredients expect coconut and vatamb soul in a 1 tbsp of cooconut oil. Grind all ingerdient with a little water, so that the grounded masala is not very watery.

Step 2: Add chopped onion. trisraya, grinded masala and a bit of salt. Donot add lot of salt as tisrya are very salty. Mix well.

Step3 : Heat tava or frying pan. Put liberally around a tbsp spoon of coconut oil. Make small balls and press them with palm directly on tava.

Step 4 : Fry on both side.

  This goes very well with white rice and lasunichi kadhi.

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