Jun 1, 2011

Kerala Fish Fry

Kerala Fish Fry
( No food color used )

Makes: 7
Serves: 3 - 4

You will need

7 big pieces of seer fish / nemmeen / vanjiram
50 ml oil for frying

For the marinade:

1 tablespoon lemon juice or 1 tablespoon vinegar
2 teaspoon red chilli powder ( 2 - 3 teaspoon )
1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon salt to taste

Mix all the ingredients well and keep aside this thick paste.


Wash and clean fish pieces. Add 1 teaspoon salt ( or kalluppu ) and wash well ( till you get a clear water ). Drain out water completely and wipe each piece with a kitchen towel.

Marinate fish pieces with above ingredients (do not add extra water) and keep aside for half an hour .

In a flat non stick pan, heat 50 ml oil ( 1/4 - inch from the base of the frying pan ). Reduce heat to medium and deep fry fish pieces ( 4 - 5 at a time ) in batches till golden brown on both sides.

Serve with Rice ( choru ), Fish curry, Vegetable side dishes...

1 comment:

Vimitha Anand said...

Flavorful and spicy fish fry looks so inviting...