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Fried Fish (Karimeen) Recipe

Fried Fish (Karimeen)
How to make Fried Fish (Karimeen)

Karimeen fish marinated in an assortment of masalas, fried in coconut oil and tempered with curry leaves.

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Fried Fish (Karimeen)

  • 1 Kg karimeen fish (pearlspot)
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 3 Tbsp sliced ginger
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves

How to Make Fried Fish (Karimeen)

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Make incisions on both sides of the fish and set aside.
For the masala, in a mortar crush ginger and garlic. Add salt, pepper, vinegar, turmeric and chilli powder. Mix it all together.
Marinade the fish with the above masala and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
Heat 4 tbsp of coconut oil in a pan. On a low flame cook the fish for 3-4 minutes on each side.
Finally add some curry leaves to the fish and leave it to fry until the fish is tender.
To Serve: Serve the fried Karimeen fish with a wedge of lime and green chilli.
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