Pearl spot - karimeen fry kerala style
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Jul 29, 2012 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Pearl Spot – Karimeen fry is a sought after delicacy in Kerala. The pearl spot fish is marinated in a mixture of lemon juice, red chillies, other ingredients and deep fried until crisp and golden brown. This recipe is an exotic dish of Karimeen fry cooked in Kerala style. The Karimeen fry is a spicy fried fish coated with zesty masala. Karimeen is one of the most important fish species in Kerala state and is also the state fish of Kerala.

Recipe of Pearl spot - karimeen fry kerala style

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Lime Juice 1/2 Numbers
Coriander Pwd 1 Tablespoons
Maida 1 Tablespoons
Cornflour 1 Tablespoons
Garamasala Pwd Kerala pinch
Gingergarlic Paste 1 Teaspoons
Turmuric pinch
Salt as per taste
Red Chilli Powder 1 Tablespoons
Oil to fry
Karimeen Fish 2 Numbers
Curry Leaves 1 Springs


  1. Take fish clean and slit both the side of the fish and also stomach Now take a bowl add red chilli pwd,salt,turmuric,gingergarlic paste, coriander pwd, lime juice mix well and divide into two parts In one part for pan fry add coriander leaves, curry leaves finely chopped, and maida mix well and apply to the fish on the both sides, into the cuts, stomach and keep a side for 15-30 min and then pan fry by adding oil till golden in colour .
  2.   Now in another part add cornflour mix well the apply to the fish on both the sides and rest for 15-30min and deep fry the fish till golden in colour.    
Posted Jul 29, 2012

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