Kerala Fish Fry / Meen Varuthathu

 

Kerala fish fry

 

Ingredients

1. Fish – 4 medium steaks (You can use any fish you prefer. I have used pompano (vatta) here)

2. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

    Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 – 1.5 tsp

    Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

    Ginger-garlic paste – 1.5 – 2 tsp

    Salt – To taste

    Lemon juice / vinegar – 1 – 1.5 tsp

3. Coconut oil – 2 tbsp, to shallow fry

Method

1. Make small gashes on the fish pieces, if they are very thick. Combine all the ingredients numbered 2. Taste-check for salt. Rub the marinade on the fish pieces. Set aside for 20 minutes.

2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Fry fish pieces on all sides until browned and done. Serve this spicy Kerala fish fry with hot steamed rice.

Meen varuthathu

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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