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Kerala Fish Fry

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Fish is considered to be another secondary food item of the Kerala Cuisine. Kerala is well known for its Spicy Red Fish Curry, KariMeen Fry, Prawn Stir Fry etc. Visit my website for more recipes !!!
  Fish pieces 8 , cleaned and sliced onto small pieces
  Ginger paste 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Red chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fish masala powder 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon (uluva podi)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

Preparation Method

* Marinate the fish with all the above ingredients.
* Refrigerate it for 30 mins.
* Take a non-stick Frying Pan and pour 2 tbsp of oil.
* Shallow fry the fish till it is properly fried on both sides.

1. You may substitute lemon juice with vinegar.
2. You can also add 2 tbsps of curd along with the other ingredients and marinate the fish. It will give a better taste.

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Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
This is an easy to prepare Recipe which I have tried number of times for lunch.
Kerala Fish Fry

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1600 Calories from Fat 722

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 80 g123.5%

Saturated Fat 38.8 g193.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 511.9 mg170.6%

Sodium 5695.8 mg237.3%

Total Carbohydrates 124 g41.2%

Dietary Fiber 14.9 g59.6%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 111 g222.8%

Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 31%

Calcium 1.9% Iron 12.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sanghi's picture
Delicious fish fry!
srividya76's picture
Good recipe! Will try this soon
Deepa keralatawa's picture
Hi while it should tastes good, should have done some decoration :)
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