Nethili Meen Fry

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Anchovies coated with masala and deep fried in oil to perfection. It is a perfect appetizer and good for side dish too. This is one of my personal favourite among the seafood dishes.
4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 300 gm Gms Nethili Meen anchovies fish nethili meen
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 egg whites or egg egg
  • 1 tbsp Rice Flour
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Take the anchovies and clean them well. Now put them in a bowl.
  • Add salt, turmeric, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, rice flour, egg, lemon juice to it.
  • Mix them well and let it marinate for sometime. The longer marination the better.
  • Heat oil in a pan. When the oil is hot simmer the flame and drop the fish in hot oil and fry in low-medium heat till golden.
  • Drain them in paper towel. Serve hot with a squeeze of lemon juice, onions and green chilli.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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