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Nethili Meen Fry (Anchovies Fish Fry)

Akum Jamir
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Nethili Meen Fry (Anchovies Fish Fry) RECIPE

This fish is one of my personal favourite among the many fishes and sea food I loves. Anchovies coated with masala and deep fried in oil to perfection. It is a perfect appetizer and good for side dish too.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • South Indian
  • Frying
  • Appetizers
  • Low Calorie

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Nethili Meen - 300 gms
  2. ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  3. Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Red Chilli Powder - 2 Tsp
  6. lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  7. Egg white of 1 egg
  8. Rice flour - 1 tbsp
  9. Oil - 1/2 cup


  1. Take the anchovies and clean them well. Now put them in a bowl.
  2. Add salt, turmeric, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, rice flour, egg, lemon juice to it.
  3. Mix them well and let it marinate for sometime. The longer marination the better.
  4. 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.
  5. Drain them in paper towel. Serve hot with a squeeze of lemon juice, onions and green chilly.

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Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Feb-02-2017

Delicious anchovies!

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