Monday 8 June 2009

Paningil (Meen Mutta) Varuthathu / Deep Fried Fish Roe (Eggs)

A very tasty cocktail snack!

Fish Egg -250gms
Shallots- 10nos, chopped fine / 1 medium Onion
Ginger-1" piece chopped
Greenchilly-2, chopped fine
All purpose flour/ Maida- 4-6 tbsp
Salt to taste

  • Wash fish eggs and tear the membrane or sack and scoop out eggs from it.
  • Add chopped shallots, green chilies, ginger, beaten egg, flour and salt to taste.
  • Mix well and drop a tea spoon of mix to medium hot oil and deep fry till golden brown.
  • Serve hot with sauce

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  1. Wow Swapna, amazing..such huge ones..I hv seen at In-laws place only marble sized ones! :) The end dish looks just perfect! Tks for sharing recipe..may be when I m in Bombay, I can try for my inlaws who love this!

  2. Or is the dish small?? :D Silly me! See thats what happens when one is out of touch with fishes! :D

  3. Swapna..its amazing...its my all time favorite.. :) in home im d one who steels it frm kitchen..even though im only daughter, wen this dish is der at kitchen, i wl feel someone will come to fight for amma moves for a min, i will run out with this to my room.. :) still amma tells this and tease me... :)

  4. I feel like crying.. actually howling, for i haven't had fish eggs for years & years! I love it.

  5. First time hearing about the recipe. Looks good.

  6. I had once this sort of deep fried fish eggs, now urs makes me hungry!Excellent!

  7. Torure gal Torture..!!! am on verge of a sob now..:(..I soooo miss this thing..

  8. wow..this is a new one for me!

  9. I love meen mutta, mommy drops them in fish curry sometimes or stir-fry them. This totally looks new and great to me. Wish to try this, in near future.

  10. I did have tons of fish and paninjil just in KTM...
    Ayyo!! you make me crave now! :(

    Looks delicious!..and yummy yum yum! :)

    (pass me the plate, will you? ;))

  11. Hi Swapna....amazing picture...where did u buy fish eggs from?

  12. This looks amazing! I love fish eggs. Your blog is really good, can't wait to try some of your recipes.


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