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 and special dish in Kallu shap (Toddy shop).

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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