Dried fish is nutrient rich one. But I hope it’s not a favourite for many of us. Is it the reason of its pungent smell? Yes may be But we can make delicious recipes using dried fish without the trace of its stench.
1. Soaking in water is important, as dried fishes has lot of salt to preserve long time. Also it may contain soil, so better we soak in water and wash it thoroughly for 4 to 5 times. 2. Use riped and pulpy tomatoes, it will give perfect taste and texture. 3. Preferably use sesame oil (Nallennai) for super good taste, We can add more oil as depends. We can keep this thokku for two days by refrigerating. 4. We can prepare the fresh nethilli thokku in this same way.