Kerala Simple Fish Fry(Meen)

Meen porichathu (varuthathu)

Kerala Simple Fish Fry(Meen)

Meen porichathu (varuthathu)

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By rajam partheeban

Published On: 17 Oct 2005

Rating: 4
11 Votes, 6 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Clean and cut fish into medium pieces.

Step 2

Grind together all powders, salt and fennel seeds along with a tsp of oil and a little water into a smooth paste.

Step 3

Marinate the fish with the above masala for atleast 1/2 an hr.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 5

Deep fry the marinated fish.

Step 6

When the fish gets half cooked, add 1/4 of the sliced onions.

Step 7

Fry, till the onions turn golden brown.

Step 8

:- Serve hot as a starter.


This a yummy yum receipe.


hello rajam i am one of the fan of this site and i am regularly visiting....thank you very much for ur job...i hv tried ur mutton peepr fry and chettinad pepper chicken both turned out really well.......but i thought of trying this fis fry i had a doubt u mentioned one onion but u added 1/4 of it what we should do with the remaining....and when we turn the other side of the fish do we can use the remaining? pls mail me and pls keep posting nice recepieslike this luv lakshmi


Hey its really tasty one, this is the first time i tried and its a good one.thanks

sasirega inr

fish lovers should try this.very superb.thankx to rajam partheeban.


we enjoyed a lot while cooking and eating it get good taste and some of american friends also enjoyed thankyu


Mothwatering recipes.Keep it up

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