Kuttanadan Seer Fish-Surmai Fish Fry(Meen)

by MiaVarghese
Seer Fish/Vanchiram/Arkoli fish pieces are marinated in a mixture of chilly powder, crushed pepper, lemon juice, other ingredients and deep fried with curry leaves
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Fish(cut into medium sized pieces, Seer fish/Ney Meen) - 250 g
  • Pepper(crushed) - 1 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilly flakes - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 3/4 tsp
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 1 tsp) -
  • Curry leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Oil(For frying) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Fish(cut into medium sized pieces, Seer fish/Ney Meen) - 250 g
  • Pepper(crushed) - 1 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilly flakes - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 3/4 tsp
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 1 tsp) -
  • Curry leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Oil(For frying) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
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Instructions
  1. For preparing kuttanadan fish fry, first pat dry the washed fish pieces.
  2. Take a bowl and combine crushed pepper, chilly powder, chilly flakes, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste and required salt. If the paste is too dry, add some oil instead of water.
  3. Apply the chilly mixture on the drained fish pieces and marinate for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan. Add curry leaves and place fish pieces on top.
  5. Fry fish to a golden brown color. Kuttanadan Seer Fish/Surmai/Vanchiram/Arkoli fish fry, a delicacy of the coastal belt, is ready. Serve hot with fried curry leaves.
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curryadmin
Sun April 6, 2013 - 12:53 pm

I had to double the recipe as i had more fish. Works perfectly and delicious. I used some coconut oil to smoothen the marinade mixture.

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