Easy Anchovy Curry Recipe I Dry Anchovy Tarkari

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Looking for anchovy recipes? This anchovy curry would make a great side dish for your meal. Easy, tasty, and quick anchovy curry recipe.

Anchovy curry

I love to cook this curry whenever I crave fish curry. As a backup in case fresh fish isn’t available, I always keep dried anchovies. This dish is easy to make and tastes great with rice or roti. Let’s make a simple anchovy curry using dry anchovies.

easy anchovy curry recipe

Ingredients You Need

Ingredients for anchovy curry

#Anchovy

  • Dry Anchovy

#Vegetables

  • Onion
  • Tomato
  • Green Chili 
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro

#Spices:

  • Turmeric powder
  • Red Kashmiri powder
  • Curry powder
  • Cumin seeds

#Seasoning

  • Salt to taste

#Oil

  • Any vegetable oil of your choice

Step-By-Step Photo Instructions To Make Dry Anchovy Curry

Soak anchovy in warm water

#1 Firstly, soak one cup of dried anchovies in warm water for 10-15 mins to soften. After 15 mins, drain the water from the anchovies.

#2 Heat oil to the pain. Add half a tablespoon of oil. Once hot, add anchovy and stir fry on medium-high heat for 4-5mins. Don’t let it burn. Once fried, remove it from the pan and set it aside.

#3 Add half a tablespoon of oil, then add cumin seeds. Let it cook for a min until the color changes to brown. Add ginger & garlic and green chili to the pan. Stir fry for a few mins.

#4 After that, add chopped onion. Cook it until the onion color changes to brown and softens.

#5 Once onion softens, add chopped tomatoes and cook it for a few mins on medium-high heat. Once the tomato is half cooked, add all spices; turmeric, masala powder, red Kashmiri powder, and salt.

#6 Mix everything well. Cook it for 2-3 minutes. Add half a cup of water. Let it simmer. Once the paste becomes thick or water-dried, add fried anchovy and combine everything well.

Ad water and simmer it for few mins

#7 Add half a cup of water and let it simmer for 4-5 mins.

Easy anchovy curry

#8 Finally, add cilantro. Mix everything well. And anchovy curry is ready to serve.

What To Serve With Anchovy Curry?

Anchovy curry

There is no better way to eat curry than with rice or roti. Serve it with white rice, chapati, naan, or roti. I like it best with rice. Also, you can eat it with bread if you don’t have rice or roti.

You can let me know how anchovy curry turned out in the comments section below!

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Easy anchovy curry

Easy Anchovy Curry Recipe | Dry Anchovy Curry

This dish is easy to cook and tastes perfect with a bowl of white rice or roti.
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CourseMain
CuisineNepali
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Servings2 people

Equipment

Ingredients

Anchovy

  • 1 cup Dried Anchovy

Vegetables

  • 1 cup Chopped tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup Chopped onion
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger & Garlic paste
  • 2 Green chili (As per taste)
  • 1/4 cup Chopped cilantro

Spices

  • 1/4 tsp Ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Curry masala powder or Garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili Kashmiri powder

Seasoning

  • Salt (As per taste)

Oil

  • 1/2 tbsp Oil (Any vegetable oil of your choice)

Instructions

  •  Soak one cup of dried anchovies in warm water for 10-15 mins to soften. After 15 mins, drain the water from the anchovies.
  • Add half a tablespoon of oil. Once hot, add anchovy and stir fry on medium-high heat for 4-5mins. Once fried, remove it from the pan and set it aside.
  • Add half a tablespoon of oil, then add cumin seeds. Let it cook for a min until the color changes to brown.
  • Then add ginger, garlic, and green chilies to the pan. Stir fry it for a few minutes.
    Add ginger,garlic, green chili
  • Add chopped onion. Cook it until the onion color changes to brown and softens. Once the onion softens, add chopped tomatoes and cook it for a few mins on medium-high heat. Once the tomato is half cooked, add all spices; turmeric, masala powder, red Kashmiri powder, and salt.
    Add chopped onion
  • Combine everything well. Cook it for 2-3 minutes. Add half a cup of water. Let it simmer. Once the paste becomes thick or water-dried, add fried anchovy and combine everything well. Add half a cup of water and let it simmer for 4-5 mins.
    Add fried anchovy
  • Last but not least, add cilantro. Mix it all. There you have it, anchovy curry.
    Anchovy curry
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