Meen Peera | How to make Meen Peera

By prajusha p  |  22nd Nov 2015  |  
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About Meen Peera Recipe

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.

Meen Peera is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by prajusha p teaches how to make Meen Peera step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Meen Peera in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Meen Peera at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Meen Peera takes few minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Meen Peera is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Meen Peera is a good option for you. The flavour of Meen Peera is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Meen Peera and impress your family and friends.

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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