Monday, February 24, 2020

Kerala Easy Fish Fry- For my dad's birthday!!!!

Kerala fish fry is my dad's favorite and ours too. Today for my dad's birthday, I thought of celebrating by posting his favorite dish. As kids we used to get fish very rarely and whenever my dad bought, it was always a special meal.

This is my mom's version of the marination and my dad used to make it, which makes it more special and yumm. Every house will be having their own versions of the marinade. This is a simple and an easy one. Within minutes we can have a delicious side dish.

Fish slices marinated with the spices and shallow fried till done is an amazing appetizer which is every fish lovers dream. This is a staple dish in Kerala non vegetarian house hold. Not only in houses, but also in hotels and restaurants, while walking through the streets of Kerala, the aroma of the frying fish will be lingering.


  1. Fish Slices- 7- 8 nos
  2. Red Chili Powder- 2 tbsp
  3. Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tbsp
  4. Pepper powder- 1 tbsp
  5. Ginger- garlic Paste- 1 tbsp
  6. Lemon Juice- 1 tbsp
  7. Curry leaves- few
  8. Salt- as required
  9. Coconut Oil- 2 tbsp


  1. Mix all the powders, lemon juice, salt along with the ginger- garlic paste in a bowl.
  2. Add the clean and washed fish slices and mix the marinade well with hands into the fish.
  3. Let it sit for about half an hour and shallow fry them on a pan. Enjoy them along with rice or with just a salad to the side.

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