Neimeen Porichathu Recipe - Seer fish marinated in a spicy marinade and crisply fried.

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Main Ingredients : King fish (surmai), Oil

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Main Course_Seafood

Neimeen Porichathu

Neimeen Porichathu Recipe - How to make Neimeen Porichathu


Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • King fish (surmai) 1/2 inch slices1 medium

  • Oil 2 tbsps + to shallow fry

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves chopped 10-12

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon cut into wedges 1


Step 1

Mix red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, rice flour, curry leaves, lemon juice, salt and two tablespoons of oil and apply uniformly on the fish.

Step 2

Rest it for an hour in the refrigerator. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry on medium high heat for three minutes on either side or till fish is completely cooked and golden brown. Do not crowd the pan, fry few pieces at a time. Drain and place them on an absorbent paper.

Step 3

Serve hot with lemon wedges.

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