Meen Varuthadhu – Kerala Recipe

fish fry

Meen Varuthathu Recipe – Kerala Style Fish Fry

Enjoy the famous and sumptious seafood recipe. Its a perfect starter recipe you must try for sure!
Prep Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 people


  • 1/2 tspn Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tspn Chilli powder
  • 1 tspn Pepper
  • 1 tbspn Ginger garlic paste
  • 6 tbspn Coconut Oil
  • Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and clean the fish well. Drain off the excess water. Keep it aside. Barracuda fishes are the best.t for better taste and the crispy notch
  • Start creating the marinate by adding turmeric, chilli powder, salt to taste, pepper , ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, and a tspn of oil in a bowl and mix well.
  • Make sure to make small cuts on the fish flesh so the marinate coats well on the fish. Let it sit for 30 mins – 1 hour.
  • Coconut oil and curry leaves are a signature for Kerala dishes. Add in amble amount of oil (required for a shallow fry) and cook the fish well in low flame.
  • Serve hot will Onion Rings and Lemon.



Serve hot for a spicy and tangy crispy feel.
Keyword fish, kerala fish recipe, meen varuthadhu, policha meen, south indian

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