Pacha Meen Porichathu

Pacha Meen Porichathu

It is very difficult to resist Pacha Meen Porichathu as an accompaniment with your noon day meal. Fried fish finds a very favorite place in Kerala Cuisine. Spicy crispy Pacha Meen Porichathu is the favorite of every Malayalee. The yummy dish is unique and special with a mouth watering flavor and aroma. While frying, care has to be taken so that softness of the fish is maintained. Marinating fish with the spicy mixture is important so the flavors of the masala sink deep into the flesh. Marinate the fish pieces at least for 15 minutes. Fish is nutritious, rich with protein and other vital nutrients necessary for human body. The dish is totally irresistible both for the young as well as the old and you need not think twice. You can explore a step wise illustrated recipe here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the dish.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing the traditional styled dish, first clean the fish well and cut them into big pieces.
  • Make slits all over them with a sharp knife.
  • Grind together all the powders along with onions into a fine paste.
  • Marinate the fish pieces with the above paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add the fish pieces and fry till one side is cooked.
  • Flip the side and fry till done.
  • Enjoy the dish with your noon day meal.


You can visit this link Fish Biriyani. You can also visit this link Kerala Prawns Biriyani.
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