Sheela meen varuval / Sheela fish fry

fish fry

Fish Fry is a famous Non Veg fry of South India.They can be served as an appetizer or starter.The methods of making Fish Fry varies from region to region depending on their taste.I have posted here a very simple and an easy Fish Fry recipe but they taste really good.Make this following these steps with pictures.


10 pieces barracuda / sheela fish

3-5 tsp chilli powder or 8 dried red chillies(grinded to paste)

1 tsp turmeric powder

2 tsp ginger garlic paste

2 tsp curd

3 tbsp gingelly oil for frying

Juice of half lemon

Salt to taste


Clean the fish pieces well before marinating.

fish fry

Mix and make a paste with red chilli paste/chilli powder,turmeric powder,ginger garlic paste,curd,lemon juice and salt.

fish fry

Mix the fish pieces well in this paste and marinate them for an hour.

fish fry

Heat a dosa tawa with gingelly oil and roast the fish pieces on both sides in simmer flame till they are completely cooked .

fish fry

Serve the Fish Fry hot with rice or with any dips of your choice. 



5 thoughts on “Sheela meen varuval / Sheela fish fry

  1. That looks lovely.

    I really enjoy the Indian treatment of fish in cooking. This is a good example. the marinade, the spices, the direct cooking without batter. Yum.


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