Easy to make Kerala Fish Fry

Today I will teach you to make yummy fish fry .Its a lovely serving of fried fish from down South. Fish enriched with ginger, methi seeds, coriander powder and fried crisp. One of my favorite food!! This is one item which I find very hard to resist.

A Quick Fish Purchasing Tip : To make an kerala fish fryyou need to buy a fresh king fish,Dont worry you can buy it from www.fishonplate.com in India.

How could I resist the joy of having a fresh king fish fry, its really bad to say “NO” to such simple pleasures of life, isn’t it 😉



The recipe given below is the standard one and you can play with it as you like….



  • 1 medium sized fish
  • 3 medium sized red onions/ shallots
  • 2 dry red chili
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Wash fish, drain and keep aside.
  • Then add grind ginger, chilli powder, coriander, turmeric, methi, vinegar and salt into a paste.
  • Marinate the fish with the paste and keep aside for an hour.
  • Heat oil and fry the fish pieces till they turn light brown in colour.
  • Make sure that the flame is not too high.
  • Pierce the fish with a knife and if it flakes easily it is cooked.
  • Place the fish pieces on an absorbent paper to drain out the excess oil.
  • Serve with steamed rice.

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