Wednesday 12 November 2014

Milagu Meen Varuval Recipe/Pepper Fish Fry[Vanjaram Meen Milagu/KingFish Pepper Fry]/Milagu Meen Varuval with Step by Step Photos

Milagu Meen/Pepper Fish is a very simple, tasty and flavourful fish fry. This milagu meen recipe, I came across in a TV show.  I tried it out immediately and it was awesome and lip smacking. The best part of this dish is it can be done in just 15 – 20 minutes, and the taste is just mind blowing.  So what are you friends waiting for, try out this easy and tasty Milagu Meen. Check out other Non Vegetarian recipes here.

Here’s how to make Milagu Meen with step by step photos…


Vanjaram/King Fish
500 gm
Garlic cloves
12-15 finely chopped
Whole Black pepper corns
Black pepper powder
3 tsp
Cumin powder
1 tsp
Turmeric powder
½ tsp
2 tbsp finely chopped
Curry leaves
Gingelly oil/Nallaennai
4 tbsp
Preparation time: 10 minutes                             Recipe Category: Side Dish
Cook time: 15 minutes                                           Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, India
Serves: 4-6
Author: Priya Anandakumar


Cut and wash the fish thoroughly, two to three times. Add ¼ tsp of turmeric powder, lemon juice and wash the fish. Drain the water and keep it aside. I have used king fish with bones, you can make this dish with boneless fish.

Heat oil in a kadai, add the whole black pepper corns.

When the black pepper corns start to float and fried, add the curry leaves.

Now add the finely chopped garlic and sauté well.

Add the fish to the oil and sprinkle salt and flip the fish once or twice.

Now add 2 tsp of black pepper powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and mix gently so that the fish is coated well.

Add the finely chopped cilantro over the fish. Cover and cook the fish for about 3-4 minutes in medium flame.

Open the lid and add 1 tsp of black pepper powder and mix thoroughly. Now switch off the stove.

Finally drizzle drops of lemon juice over the fish and serve it hot. It is perfect and wonderful accompaniment with sambar sadam or rasam sadam.

Super delicious and yummy Milagu Meen is ready to be enjoyed. Enjoy this flavourful and delectable Milagu Meen.

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  1. i have to pass this recipe to my mom so they can enjoy it in winter

  2. Lovely and delicious one.... :)

  3. it is looking nice and spicy
    Keep in touch

  4. My mum makes them all the time. Great recipe & would you like to follow each other on GFC, Google+
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  5. I love fish and this is yum yum....

  6. nicely made fish :)

  7. this looks really so delicious... would be awesome with some chapathis...

  8. Mouth watering recipe,Iam going to do this fry this weekend ,thanks

  9. Looks so spicy n hot.perfect to have any time..


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