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Nethili Meen Fry

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Nethili Meen (or Anchovies) is a commonly found fish variety in Indian ocean and are a cheap source of protein. These fishes are either fried and served as a snack or used in various curries. This recipe (Nethili Meen Fry or Anchovy Fry) makes a perfect appetizer or can also be served as a side dish to rice varieties.
Nethili Meen Fry

Nethili Meen (Anchovies) – 10, cleaned, washed
Corn Flour – 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1/2 to 1 tsp
Juice of 1 small Lemon or 1/2 Big Lemon
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
Egg – 2 tsp, beaten
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Curry Leaves – few, chopped
Oil as required

1. Combine all the ingredients except oil in a pan.
2. Keep aside for 10 to 20 minutes.
3. Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan over medium flame.
4. Shallow fry (or Deep fry) the marinated fish in batches until light golden brown.
5. Remove and serve hot.

Tip: Take care not to turn the fish too much or it will break.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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