Ayala Meen Fry | Mackerel Fish Fry

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Ayala Meen Fry | Mackerel Fish Fry

Ayala Meen Fry is a delicious fried delicacy very commonly enjoyed with noon day meals in Kerala Cuisine. The crispy, crusty layered Ayala Meen Fry is a favorite with all. Mackerel Fish Fry is a unique and special dish with mackerel pieces marinated with a spicy marinade and deep fried to a golden brown color. Marinating the fish for longer period helps the fish pieces to absorb the flavors fully. Mackerel Fish Fry is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared in a short time. Al the natural ingredients are readily available. Frying fish releases the original flavor of fish compared to fish curry dishes. No other side dishes are needed with meals if you have a meen fry. Fish especially mackerel is very nutritious rich in vital nutrients required for the body. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • For preparing the fried fish delicacy, mix together turmeric powder, chilly powder, ginger, garlic, salt and curry leaves and prepare a paste with little water.
  • Marinate the fish with the above paste for around 30 minutes.
  • Heat up a pan. Add 2 tbsp of oil in it.
  • Place the fish over the hot oil and cover it.
  • When one side is done, turn and cook the other side.
  • When done, keep the fried fish on a kitchen napkin.


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