Anchovy Fry / Netholi Fry

netholi fry

Anchovy is a small, common salt-water fish.  Anchovies are rich in protein, vitamins and minerals that help in maintaining good health.Omega-3 fatty acid, found in large quantities in anchovies, actually strips away unhealthy cholesterol. You can also make Meen Peera with this fish.


  • Netholi/Anchovy – 250 gram
  • Chili powder  – 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice –  2 teaspoon
  • Salt


  1. Clean fish with salt and wash several times.
  2. In a bowl add chili, turmeric, lime juice,salt with little water to make a fine paste. Marinate the fish in the paste for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat coconut oil in a pan and deep fry the fishes in a medium flame. You can also add curry leaves along with fish in the oil for frying.


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