Chettinad Fish Fry Masala | Chettinad Meen Varuva

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Chettinad Fish Fry Masala | Chettinad Meen Varuva

Hello Friends!! how u all doing? Todays Recipe is Chettinad Fish Fry. I know everyone loves Chettinad cuisine. In fact, there are a lot of Chettinad restaurant all over!!  but cooking Chettinad recipes at home is definitely Neighbour- calling ( i don’t know where do I get this term Anyways!!) means it has lottt of flavours. so, what makes the Chettinad cuisine so interesting, Guess so?? Its all the fresh masala blended to make the recipe delicious and mouth watering. This Chettinad fish fry recipe is comes under the Chettinad cuisine!! 🙂 🙂 so simple and easy to make!! its just in 3 steps.. yes! only 3 steps 🙂 🙂 and all the ingredients are handy..  so.. Hi- Five!! 🙂 lets grab all the ingredients and  dig into the recipe. Between you can also check my Amma’s Signature Fish fry and South indian fish curry  with freshly grinded masala all with step by step pictures.. Do try all this recipes and let me know! 🙂 🙂 

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Chettinad Fish Fry recipe- How to make chettinad fish fry


  • Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • Fish – 4 slices
  • Oil- 2 tbs
  • Salt- to taste
  • INGREDIENTS FOR GRINDING:
  • Onion- 1
  • Garlic – 4
  • Chilli powder- 1 tbs (according to your spice level)
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 tbs
  • Fennel seeds- 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Pepper corns- 1 tsp
  • Tamarind – a little
  • Curry leaves- 1 string

Instructions

  1. Wash the fish thorowly and keep aside.
  2. Grind all the ingredients given under ” To Grind” and make them into a fine paste.
  3. Gently apply all the grinded masala and massage using your finger tips.
  4. Let it marinate for 30 minutes, if u have enough time marinate for 3 to 4 hours.
  5. Heat up the oil in the pan,Shallow fry the fish on both the sides until it turns golden brown.
  6. Thats it chettinad fish fry is ready!!
  • Cuisine: Indian

 Step by Step Pictures:

Wash the fish and keep aside.
Wash the fish and keep aside.
These all the ingredients for grinding.
These all the ingredients for grinding.
Add some salt to taste and sprinkle little water
Add some salt to taste and sprinkle little water
Grind them into a fine paste
Grind them into a fine paste
Now add the masala to the cleaned fish and rub them gently using your finger tips.
Now add the masala to the cleaned fish and rub them gently using your finger tips.
Now, let it marinate for 30 minutes.
Now, let it marinate for 30 minutes.
Shallow fry them on both the sides until its cooked.
Shallow fry them on both the sides until its cooked.

Chettinad fish fry is ready!!! Serve hot  with simple Sambar or Rasam

If you give try to this recipe, please let me know, comment below or click a picture and post it on my FACEBOOKPAGE so we can see!! and i would love to see how it turned out! 🙂 🙂

Have fun guys!! Happy cooking!! 🙂 🙂

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3 Comments

  1. Lourdusamy K says:

    Excellent recipe

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