Uppukana Chops / Dry Meat Chops

Uppukana Chops / Dry Meat Chops

This one of our delicious Chettinad traditional recipe “Uppukkana chops”,  when we get a shortage of vegetables at home, the dried vegetables and dried meat support us in a great deal to cook a variety of lovely recipes. A meal with  Uppukkanam and Rasam or Thanni kuzhambu,  can have a good and yummy noon.

Uppukkanam is sun – dried meat made without adding any preservatives can be stored for about six months. Our ancestors left us much variety of recipes with this uppukanam. Uppukana chops is a delicious recipe made with a little effort to enjoy. Actually, Uppukanadam is hard to chew. this chops recipe will be easier to enjoy the taste of uppukandam.

Uppukana Chops / Dry Meat Chops:
Uppukana Chops / Dry Meat Chops:

Ingredients:

Uppukanam- 3 to 4 nos

Pepper- 1/4 tsp

Oil to fry – 2 tbsp

Method:

Roast the dry meat one by one, on the direct fire by holding it with a long silver stick- like object,  we say karuthu in Tamil.

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Pound the roasted dry meat to flatten it and fry it again in oil.

If you pound again the second time it will become very soft to chew.

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Take an Egg in a cup add some pepper to it and mix well with the spoon. Soak pound meat in the beaten egg for half an hour.

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Heat tawa add 1 teaspoon of oil and fry the egg-soaked dry meat and serve with rice and sambar.

Uppukana Chops / Dry Meat Chops:
Uppukana Chops / Dry Meat Chops:

 

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