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Thursday, 12 February 2009

Spicy Fish Fry ( Meen Varuval) - Fish pieces marinated in fresh ground spices and deep fried

Spicy fish fry (meen varuval) is a fish marinated with a blend of unique southern spices. It can either be deep fried or pan fried ( pan fried used little less oil comparing to deep fried)


*Fish (Sea bass) - 1/2 Kg
*Ginger & Garlic Paste - 3-4
*SpoonSalt - As per taste
*Chilly powder - 1 and 1/2 spoon
*Turmeric powder - 1/4 spoon
*Rice flour - 4-5 spoon
*Corn flour - 3-4 spoon
*food colouring (red) - 1/4 spoon
*Oil - To fry the Fish
*Lemon wedges for garnishing


* Cut the fish into small thin slices.
* Now take a bowl and add all the above mentioned item together and make it into thick paste using water( you can even use yogurt instead of water).
* Now apply the paste evenly on each onto each and every slice and spread it on a plate.
* Keep it in fridge for 1/2 hr.
* Then heat oil in a pan and add the fish and fry it...... Enjoy!!!


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  3. hi jaya, thank you so much for ur wonderful comments. Sure i will keep posting the recipes, and sure that you will like it. And really thanks for ur award and i have added and displayed it in my blog have made me very happy........thanks dear......keep watching my blog....and let me know how ur recipe came.........

  4. hi, tried your recipe, came out very well......Thanks for ur very simply and delicious recipes......

  5. Hi, sham, its my pleasure. Your comments are only source of motivation.......enjoy cooking

  6. Dear Lavanya..
    I tried your recipe and it came out well. I would like you to post a recipe on making egg-plant curry.

    Thank u

  7. hi, i am looking for a recipe of the famous'ponnusamy' chicken curry and chicken varuval. would u know what i am talking about?