Kerala Style Karimeen Fry

Kerala Style Karimeen Fry

Karimmen / Pearl spot fish is very tasty variety of fish. Kerala Style Karimeen Fry is one of the sought-after delicacies in Kerala. Different dishes can be made from it. Fish fry comes out very well. This is a popular side dish with rice.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Marination: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 3 persons

Main Ingredients: Karimeen (Pearl spot fish)

Cuisine: South Indian

Course / Category: Side Dish

Tags: Fish Recipes


Karimeen – 3 no’s

Pepper – 1 tsp

Red chilly powder – ½ tsp

Ginger – a small piece

Garlic – 5 clove

Turmeric – ¼ tsp


Curry Leaves – 1 sprig

Oil – for frying

Method to Prepare Kerala Style Karimeen Fry

1. Clean karimeen.

2. In a grinder put pepper, red chilly powder, turmeric, salt, ginger and garlic, grind it to a smooth paste.

3. Marinate karimeen with above grinded paste.

4. Heat oil in a pan, put some curry leaves.

5. Put fish one by one and fry on both sides.

Serve hot with rice.

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