Sardine Pepper fry | Kurumulaku mathi fry recipe

  • Yield: 10
  • Servings: 5
  • Prep Time: 30m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 15m

Sardine pepper fry – Spicy and juicy fish fry. Fish fry is an easy to make and inevitable item of Kerala lunch menu. Sardine is very healthy fish which is rich in Omega 3. I agree that fish curry is always better than fried one. But once in a while who will say no to this juicy, spicy fish fry. This pepper fry goes well with vegetarian curry and rice.

I have already posted some fish fry recipes like simple fish fry recipe and mangalore fish fry (rava fish fry). Here I would like to show you sardine pepper fry recipe.

Hope you all will like this sardine pepper fry recipe. Please try it out and let me know how it turned out for you.

Other tasty sardine recipes
Sardine with coconut milk (kudampuliyitta mahti curry)
Sardine in banan leaf(mathi pollichathu)
sardine pickle
mathi vattichathu
sardine coconut fry mathi peera)
Mathi curry


10 Whole fish cleaned preferably Sardine
1 spn. of pepper powder
1/2 spn. of ginger garlic paste
1/4 spn. of chilli powder
1/4 spn. of turmeric powder
1/2 of one lemon
Salt as required
Oil for fry

Nadan Fish Fry preparation Method

Step 01

Make a fine paste of chilli powder,pepper powder,ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder salt and lemon juice. You can use 1 spn. of water.

Step 03

Marinate each fish pieces with this masala one by one.Keep aside for 15 minutes.

Step 05

Heat oil in a pan.Shallow fry the fish on medium flame.(Adding curry leaves will enhance the taste).

Step 07

Flip over fish after 2-3 minutes.

Step 08

Once the Fish is done take out from the pan and serve hot.

Note :

1. To avoid the extra spiciness, you can skip chilli powder.

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