Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Simple Fish Fry / Meen Varuthathu

Things you will need:

Catfish Fillets - 1 lb;boneless, skinless
Coriander Powder- 2 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder- 1 tbsp, adjust according to your taste and tolerance
Black Pepper Powder- 1 tsp
Lime Juice-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil- 1/4 cup

Preparation Method:

Wash the fillets well, and cut it into 1 inch square pieces.
In a bowl add salt ,lime juice,coriander,red chilli and black pepper powder.
Using about 1 tbsp water mix the powders into a smooth paste.
Marinate the pieces with this paste and set aside for 30 mins.
Heat oil in a frying pan.
Add the pieces one at a time and fry in low-medium flame.
After about 3 or 4 mins turn the pieces over and fry for 4 mins on low-medium flame.
Be careful not to break the pieces when turning them over.
Once done the fillet pieces will have nice brown color on both sides.

Serve hot with steamed rice and a curry like Mango Curry.

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  1. wow ummmmmmmmm nice dishes .......... ggod priya keep posting

  2. Ithu kalakki..Simply Superb!!loved the look..crisp n fried yum..

  3. wow looks yummy priya..

  4. Simple crispy fish fry...nice color

  5. well .. you won't like if i just grab onto that plate and push all aside out of sheer desperation .. ;)

  6. Crisp and yummy fish fry...Here for the first time..:-)

  7. Thanks to all for the comments...its very encouraging...thanks again :)

  8. Looks like a delicacy I'll try to convince my mom to make it for me

  9. This was fantastic..! I will for sure try making it.. Nice blog..!

  10. am a veggie...but the look of this dish, is forcin me to turn into fishoholic

  11. I wish I was your neighbor. I am supposed to be vegetarian this month. But, my mouth is watering seeing the picture of the dish.

  12. it tastes gr8.....i make the same way except i put vinegar instead of lemon...

  13. Thanks for all the comments :)

  14. this luks soo yummy priya.. im hungry..!!! ,,Reena R

  15. wow super...........this is really tasty

  16. wow....................


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