Kerala Karimeen fry/ Pearl spot fish fry/ കരിമീൻ ഫ്രൈ
Fish – 4 nos
Pepper powder- 1 tsp
Chilli powder- 1 – 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds/ perumjeerakam powder – 1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Coconut oil for frying
Salt to taste
Clean fish and make gashes on fish pieces. Marinate fish with pepper powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, fennel powder, ginger garlic paste and salt. Keep this for 1 hour.
Heat a nonstick fry pan, pour coconut oil. Now add fish and fry it. Flip the fish to get the other side fried. Add some curry leaves also while flipping the fish. This will give the fish pieces a nice aroma and taste. When it is deep fried, transfer the fish to a serving plate and serve hot.