Nethili Meen/ Anchovies fry | How to make Nethili Meen/ Anchovies fry

By Swathi Joshnaa Sathish  |  19th Mar 2018  |  
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Nethili Meen/ Anchovies fryby Swathi Joshnaa Sathish
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About Nethili Meen/ Anchovies fry Recipe

Anchovies are smaller in size but carries higher levels of protein and essential fats. This fish is known for its unique flavour and taste . This Anchovies fry is one Chennai street foods which is popular among the natives .

Nethili Meen/ Anchovies fry

Ingredients to make Nethili Meen/ Anchovies fry

  • Anchovies 25 fishes
  • Corn flour 1 tablespoon
  • Refined flour 3 tablespoons
  • ginger garlic paste 1.5 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon
  • red chilli powder 1 tablespoon
  • salt as taste
  • oil for deep frying

How to make Nethili Meen/ Anchovies fry

  1. Discard the head and tail of the Anchovies . Clean the fish thoroughly . Wash using turmeric powder finally to get rid of the unpleasant odour .
  2. Wash and Drain the fishes completely . Let’s start the marination process .
  3. Take a bowl and add the ingredients required for the marination . Ginger garlic paste , turmeric powder , chilli powder , corn flour , refined flour , chilli powder , little water and mix into a smooth paste . The paste shouldn’t be watery .
  4. Now add the fishes and marinate in the prepared Masala paste for about 2 hours for better masala penetration and taste .
  5. After 2 hours , heat oil for deep frying in a kadai , add these marinated fishes into the hot oil and fry gently under low flame for 5 minutes each sides .
  6. Serve hot .

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