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Vanjaram/Seer Fish Fry

Learn how to make this tasty and simple Vanjaram/Seer Fish Fry.

Course Starters
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 4 People


  • 4 nos Vanjaram fish/ seer fish
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Lemon juice as required for making the paste
  • Chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves


  1. Clean the fish and pat dry.
  2. Take a bowl, add chili, coriander, turmeric, cumin powder, tomato ketchup, ginger- garlic paste , salt and chopped leaves. Mix well.
  3. Add lemon juice and make a thick paste. Do not add water.
  4. Add 1 tbsp of oil and mix well.
  5. Apply this mixture nicely to the fish and leave it to marinate for at least 1-2 hours.
  6. Take a pan add 1 tbsp of oil and slowly put the fish on the pan and fry on both sides on medium flame until both sides are a golden color. Do the same procedure for the remaining pieces.