Pomfret Fry | Karimeen Fry | Meen Fry with Coconut Mixture

Pomfret Fry | Karimeen Fry | Meen Fry with Coconut Mixture

Pomfret Fry | Karimeen Fry | Meen Fry with Coconut Mixture

Pomfret Fry is a delicious fried fish delicacy that goes well with hot rice for noon day meals. This is a very popular dish in God's Own Country where coconuts are in plenty. The aroma and flavor of coconut mixture in Pomfret Fry is very tempting and mouth watering. Also termed 'Karimeen Fry', this is an easy to prepare dish that requires just a few minutes for the delicious fish fry. Frying fish releases the original flavor of fish compared to fish curry dishes. No other side dishes are required if you have a Karimeen Fry. Fish is nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. It is advised to consume fish daily other than poultry products. You can explore a well detailed recipe here for Meen Fry with Coconut Mixture that can be prepared with limited ingredients at home.
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing the tasty and nutritious Meen Fry with Coconut Mixture, first take a pan and pour 1 tsp of oil. Fry the grated coconut and dry red chillies till golden in color.
  • Grind to a smooth paste with required salt, lime juice and turmeric powder. Keep this aside.
  • Clean the fish and make gashes on both sides.
  • Fill the gashes with ground coconut paste. Keep aside for sometime for marination purpose so the coconut masala are fully absorbed in the fish pieces.
  • Take a pan and pour sufficient oil for frying. Heat the oil and fry the fish on both sides to a golden brown color. While frying take care that fishes are not too much fried so the flesh becomes hard. It has to be crispy fried.
  • The tasty fish delicacy is ready and serve hot. Serve fish with onion rings.


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