12 pcs. Sardines cleaned cut into 2 pcs each
8 Kashmiri chillies
1 tbsp coriander
1 tsp jeera
7 pepper corns
1/4 tsp. turmeric
1 tsp ajwan
Ball of tamarind
1/4 cup coconut (or instant coconut milk Powder 1 tbsp)
2 flakes of garlic
1/4 tsp. methi powder
½ tsp. mustard
Grind Kashmiri chillies, coriander, jeera, pepper, ajwan, turmeric, mustard, tamarind, coconut, onion and garlic. And methi to fine paste.
Mix ground masala with 1 onion sliced, 4 pcs of green chillies, 1 small pc of ginger, 2 cups of water, salt and boil well.
Then add the cut sardines and cook till done. Serve with matta rice and veg.