Kerala Fried Fish

Kerala Fried Fish Recipe

The Kerala Fish fry is also known as Meen Varuthathu. Varutha Meen is a Keralite way of cooking. This unique recipe and this is a must try.


Cooking time
45 min


    • 2 medium pomfrets, sliced
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
    • 5-6 garlic cloves
    • 2 green chillies
    • 1 tablespoon scraped coconut
    • 2 teaspoons red chilli powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
    • salt to taste
    • 2 tablespoons tamarind pulp
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour
    • 1 packet Saffola Masala Pepper and Spice Oats
    • Saffola oil for shallow frying

How to make Kerala Fried Fish

    • Combine coriander leaves, garlic, green chilies little water in a grinder jar. Grind till smooth
    • Take the pomfret slices in a bowl. Add the ground paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and tamarind pulp. Mix well. Add cornflour and mix again
    • Spread the oats on a plate.Coat the fish slices with it from both sides
    • Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Place the fish pieces and cook till golden from both the sides
    • Serve hot

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