Mandeli (Golden Anchovies)1 and 1/2 cups shredded Coconut1 and 1/2 tsp Red chili powder1/4 tsp Turmeric powder1 tsp Coriander seeds5 Black Peppercorns6-7 Tirphala4 Kokam2 Green Chilies1/2″ Ginger choppedSalt to taste
Clean the mandeli well and marinate it with salt and keep for 15 minutes.In a mixer, take shredded coconut, chili powder, turmeric, coriander seeds and black peppercorns, grind well to make a smooth paste. Take this mixture out in a pan and add little water, just about to make a curry like texture.Add sliced green chilies, chopped ginger, tirphala and salt to the mixture. Then put the gas flame on and cook it till a boil on a medium flame.Wash the marinated mandeli and add it to the mixture after it comes to a boil. Let it cook until 5 more minutes.Then add some coconut oil and kokam. Put the flame off.