King Fish Fry | Kerala Style Fish Fry

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King Fish Fry is a favorite fish delicacy commonly served with noon day meals. The crispy and crusty flavored fish fry tastes awesome. The taste of the fish fry depends on the fish you are using. King Fish simply tastes superb and is a vital source of protein. Adding lime juice to the marinade enhances the flavor of the dish and that makes the Kerala Style Fish Fry unique and special. The slightly tangy flavor of lime blends well with the flesh of fish. You can alter the level of spices as per your requirement. Marination helps the spicy masala seep well into the fish slices. Frying fish releases the original flavor of the fish compared to fish curry dishes. Usually kids want it mild and not too hot. You can adjust the spiciness of fish fry if kids are involved.

The King Fish Fry was very commonly served with noon day meals. King fish or ‘Neymeen’ as you call in Malayalam is nowadays very expensive and is usually served in top restaurants and hotels. It is basically meant for tourists and top class executives. King fish is a very tasty fish and fried ones are simply exquisite. It is advised to consume more fish other than poultry products for healthy tomorrows. Meat heaps up fat in your body. Fish Fry with hot rice for noon day meals makes an amazing combination. Buy fish from known sources and make sure it is fresh and not stale. Also do not keep batter coated fish pieces for more than a day in refrigerator. Fish is nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for the body. You can explore a well detailed Fish Fry recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the delicious fish fry with onion rings.

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King Fish Fry | Kerala Style Fish Fry

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 Servings



  • Cut and clean the fish. Slice into rounds.
  • Grind all the ingredients together and make a fine paste.
  • In a bowl take fish pieces and marinate with this mix.
  • Cover with a lid and keep in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  • Heat oil in a pan for shallow frying. When oil is heated, spread 2-3 curry leaves spring in this. Then arrange fish pieces on top of the curry leaves and deep fry the fish.
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  • Shallow fry each side.
  • Serve Kerala Style Fish Fry hot and crisp with noon day meals.
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Keyword Kerala Style Fish Fry, King Fish Fry
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