Tasty mathi curry by Tik Tok granny

Tasty mathi curry from Tik Tok granny

Mary Joseph Mambilly aka Tik Tok ammamma has been entertaining the audience with her super cute performances on the social media. She is widely appreciated by the netizens for her natural acting abilities. Her fans lovingly call her 'ammamma' (grandmother) and her videos which also feature her grandson Jinson are super hit. Mary, a native of Chittattukara in North Paravur, in her latest video, shows how to prepare mouth watering mathi (sardines) curry. Here's the easy recipe of Tik Tok ammamma's special sardine curry.


½ kg sardines

4 onions

11 green chillies

7 cloves garlic

1 ½ tsp vinegar

1 tsp turmeric powder

Salt as required

A piece of ginger

1 bunch curry leaves

Coconut oil as required


Take chopped onions, curry leaves, green chillies and ginger in a vessel and light the stove.

When the ingredients begin to heat up, add coconut oil and sauté well.

Into it add the halved garlic cloves, turmeric powder and salt as required.

Mix everything well together. Now add vinegar and mix.

Pour ¾ cup water and taste for seasoning.

Add the cleaned sardines and cook for at least 10 €“ 15 minutes with the lid on.

Allow the sardine curry to cook until the water gets reduced.