Fish fry-I (Meen varuval)

Fish fry, Meen varuval, Non veg fish recipe


  • Fish (Small pieces)- 4
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1/2 tsp
  • Small onion- 4
  • Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
  • Coriander leaves- 1 or 2 sprigs
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp or to taste
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • All purpose flour- 2 tsp
  • Salt- as required
  • Oil- for fry


  1. Clean Fish and keep this aside.
  2. Grind Onion, Curry leaves and Coriander leaves.
  3. Make a thick masala paste by mixing Ginger garlic paste, Chili powder, Cumin powder, Coriander powder, Turmeric powder, Salt, Lemon juice and ground items.
  4. Coat the both sides of the fish by applying prepared masala paste . After that sprinkle All-purpose-flour to make the masala paste stick to the fish.Let the fish marinate in this masala paste for 1/2 an hour.
  5. Heat Oil in a pan. Keep the stove in medium flame and fry both sides of the fish till it turns into dark brown in color.

Goes well with:Rice

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