Make Tasty Meen Varuval at Home in 2 Simple Steps

Meen varuval is a popular South Indian dish which means roasted fish. The following recipe can be made quickly in 2 simple steps. The key to a perfect meen varuval is marinating and refrigerating the fish before roasting. You can also plan your next day meal easily by preparing the fish a day prior. To learn how to make meen varuval at home, read below.

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Make Tasty Meen Varuval at Home in 2 Simple Steps
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Blend all the ingredients except the fish steaks. Coat the fish steaks well with this smooth paste. Refrigerate for an hour.
  2. In a wide shallow pan, heat oil on medium flame and place the marinated fish on it. Roast the fish on both sides until golden and slightly crisp.
  3. Garnish with fried curry leaves and serve hot with mint chutney.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tip

For best results, freeze the fish steaks for at least an hour after marinating them for the masala to stick.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I adjust the marinade consistency?

With just oil, the marinade consistency will be perfect. However, if you need the paste to be little thin, add a few drops of water.

Can I oven roast the fish steaks?

Yes. You can roast/fry the fish in a preheated oven at 180° C for about 5-7 minutes on one side. Flip and continue to fry for another 5-7 minutes.

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