Fish Recipes

Karimeen Varathadhu (Pearl spot fish fry)

Karimeen   fry  a popular dish in kerala. Karimeen /Pearl spot fish is found in backwaters of kerala like kumarakom, Alaapuzha (Alleppey) and is served in house boat for lunch.

For marinating:
  • Cleaned Karimeen – whole 2pieces
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2tsp
  • Red Chili powder – 2tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2tsp
  • Small onions/ Shallots – 5 Nos
  • Garlic -3 pods
  • Lemon Juice – 2tsp
  • Curryleaves – 3leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • Mix Red Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Pepper powder,Red small onions,Garlic, Lemon Juice, and salt and grind to make a paste.
  • Marinate the cleaned karimeen with the paste.
  • Keep the marinated fish in refrigerator for ½ hour so that we will get the taste of paste  in the flesh which makes the fish much tastier.
  • Heat a frying pan & add 3tbsp of oil.
  • Place the marinated fish & deep fry both the sides till brown in color.
  • Remove it to a plate  wrapped with paper towel.

Karimeen Varathadhu is ready to serve with hot rice.

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