Karimeen (Pearlspot) Fry


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Karimeen/pearlspot is a delicacy of Kerala backwaters. Karimeen fry is very popular inside and outside Kerala.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Difficulty Level: Easy

Ingredients

    • Karimeen – 2
    • Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 ½ tablespoon
    • Black pepper powder – 2 ½ teaspoon
    • Turmeric powder – a pinch
    • Ginger-garlic paste – 1 ½ tablespoon
    • Lemon juice/Vinegar – ½ teaspoon
    • Curry leaves – 1 stem
    • Coconut oil – As needed
    • Salt – As needed

How To

    • Clean Karimeen in salt and vinegar. Make 3-4 gashes on both sides.
    • Mix chilly powder, pepper powder, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste, vinegar, curry leaves and salt to make the marinade. If needed, add 1-2 tablespoon water.
    • Marinate the fish in the paste prepared and keep it for 10-15 minutes.
    • You can either shallow fry or deep fry according to your taste. Drain on kitchen tissue.

2 thoughts on “Karimeen (Pearlspot) Fry”

  1. SanjayR said:

    Oh Wow! seems, this seems so delectable 🙂

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