Meen Peera | How to make Meen Peera

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About Meen Peera

Meen peera is a traditional dish prepared using small fish like Anchovies (kozhuva), Netholi or Smelt. It goes well with rice as a side dish.

The delicious and mouthwatering Meen Peera is a famous dish of Kerala and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Meen Peera is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Meen Peera. prajusha p shared this Meen Peera recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Meen Peera. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Meen Peera recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

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Meen Peera

Ingredients to make Meen Peera

  • Fish(smelt) - 1/2 kg
  • Grated Coconut - 1 cup
  • Green chilli - 4
  • ginger - 1
  • garlic - 3
  • Shallots - 6
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • curry leaves as required
  • Gambogee (kudampuli) - 2 pieces
  • Salt as per taste
  • Coconut oil - 2 tbsp

How to make Meen Peera

  1. Wash and clean the fish. Grind together grated coconut, shallots, ginger, garlic, green chilli, kudam puli, turmeric powder into a coarse paste. Heat 1/4 tsp coconut oil in a pan.
  2. Add the coconut mix, fish, salt and 1 tbsp water to it. Stir well. Cover and cook on medium flame for 5 minutes.
  3. Once fish is cooked well and the nice aroma of coconut comes, add the remaining coconut oil to it and mix well firmly. Take care not to break the fish pieces.
  4. Remove from Fire. Garnish with curry leaves. Serve with rice a s side dish.

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