Pomfret Fish Fry, Vavval Meen Varuval, South Indian Style Spicy Fish Fry

pomfret fish fry, vavval meen varuval, spicy fish fry

Today I am here with Pomfret fish fry recipe. Pomfret is Vavval meen in Tamil. This is a easy recipe for making tasty fish fry. Fish is marinated in spices and then it is fried and served. I have pan fried the fish in this recipe, however it can also be deep fried.
Pomfret Fish Fry, Vavval Meen Varuval, Spicy Fish Fry

Pomfret Fish Fry, Vavval Meen Varuval, Spicy Fish Fry


Pomfret Fish Fry

Easy recipe for South Indian style Pomfret fry recipe.
Category : Sea food
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Published : December 15, 2016
Prep time : 35 mins (including 30 minutes marinating time); Cook time : 10 mins; Total time : 45 mins
Yield : 3 – 4 servings


Ingredients :

  • Pomfret Fish : 500 gms
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Coriander Powder : 2 Teaspoon
  • Red Chilli Powder : 1 Teaspoon
  • Ginger Garlic Paste : 1 Tablespoon
  • Salt : To taste
  • Lemon Juice : From 1 lemon
  • Oil : As needed

Instructions :

  1. Clean, wash pomfret fillets, drain excess water and keep it aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, ginger garlic paste and salt. To this add lemon juice and make a paste.
  3. Mix fish fillets with this paste such that they are evenly coated on all sides and let it marinate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Then heat a frying pan, coat the bottom of the pan with oil, fry the fillets in medium heat till they are cooked on on one side. Then flip it to the other side and cook till it is done.
  5. Take it out of the frying pan, drain excess oil and serve it warm.

Notes :

  • I have pan fried the fish here. You can deep fry it if you prefer.
  • Adjust the spices as per your taste.
  • Cooking time varies with thickness of the fish fillets. Mine was cooked about 3 – 4 minutes in one side, then flipped it to other side and cooked for another 3 – 4 minutes.


Pomfret Fish Fry, Vavval Meen Varuval, Spicy Fish Fry

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Pomfret Fish Fry, Vavval Meen Varuval, Spicy Fish Fry

Pomfret Fish Fry, Vavval Meen Varuval, Spicy Fish Fry

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