Coconut Fish Fry | Coconut Meen Fry


Coconut Fish Fry is a flavorful and delightful dish that combines the succulence of fresh fish with the aromatic richness of coconut. The culinary delicacy is a popular choice in many coastal areas around the world where the bounty of the sea is plenty. The star of Coconut Meen Fry is of course the fish. Firm, fresh fish fillets are used for the dish. For preparing the dish, clean, wash and pat dry the fish fillets. Dust the pieces with refined flour so it becomes dry. Next, the fish pieces are marinated with a spicy marinade which includes grated coconut, red chillies, ginger, garlic, salt and vinegar with required water. Coat the fish pieces evenly with the mixture. The marinade helps to tenderize the fish and adds flavor. Coating plays a vital role in the dish, both as a coating and as a marinade. Grated coconut fried with the spicy marinade creates a fragrant and aromatic coating for the fish.

The coconut adds a satisfying crunch and a unique tropical taste to very bite. The coating adheres to the flesh and creates a golden crust on the surface. The selection of ingredients for preparing Coconut Fish Fry may vary region wise based on personal preferences and traditions. Some people prefer shallow frying the fillets while some prefer deep frying for a more indulging experience. The final result is a dish that tantalizes the taste buds. There is a delightful harmony between the contrast of the tender fish and the crispy coating of coconut. Coconut Meen Fry is often served as a side dish with rice or even served as an appetizer garnished with lemon wedges. Fish is nutritious and highly recommended for daily intake and this is one of the most tastiest preparations, you will never get tired of. You can explore a well detailed Coconut Fish Fry recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. do try the dish at home and send me feedback.


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Coconut Fish Fry(Meen)

Coconut fish fry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Wash the fish fillets and pat dry.
  • Sprinkle maida over the fillets and keep aside.
  • Grind together red chillies, coconut, ginger, garlic, salt and vinegar along with enough water to make a fine paste.
  • Evenly coat the fillets with this paste.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • Fry fish till they are crisp.
  • :-Serve immediately accompanied by lemon wedges.


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