Maasi sambal or masi karuvadu fry is very popular among fish lovers. Masi dry fish is made from Tuna fish. Its delicious taste is very popular among non-vegetarians.
Masi powder - 3 tbsp
Dry chillies - 4 or 5
Large onion - 1
Grated Coconut - 1 cup
Salt - to taste
Oil - 3 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Chop the onion.
Add maasi powder, red chillies and required salt to a mixer jar and make a coarse powder. Add a little salt as there will already be salt in the maasi powder.
With the ground powder, add grated coconut and grind for a minute. Finally, add chopped onion and grind coarsely.
Do not add any water.
Pour oil into the frying pan and season with mustard, urad dal and curry leaves.
Once the mustard has spluttered, add the ground mixture to it.
Put on medium heat and fry for 5 to 6 minutes till the raw smell goes.
Turn off the heat once the maasi mixture becomes crispy.
Serve with rice.