Visits since 1 Apr 2023 11,407,759
Visits since 1 Jan 2007 53,269,348
Heli Tourism

Meen Peera

Meen Peera or Fish Peer, a typical Kerala non vegetarian side dish. A typical Kerala dish that goes well with rice.

Small variety of fish - 1/2 kg
Coconut - 1
Green Chillies - 30 g
Small red onions / shallots - 10 g
Turmeric - 1/4 tbsp
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Cocum - 15-20 g
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Coconut oil - 15 ml

Method of preparation
Clean fish. Keep them whole if they are too small. If not cut them into half. Grate coconut finely. Grind together turmeric, a few onions and garlic and mix with coconut. Finely chop green chillies and ginger; add sliced onions. Soak cocum.

In a stainless steel pan, first put in the curry leaves and half cocum broken into pieces. Mix together coconut mixture, fish, remaining cocum and chopped and sliced ingredients.Set into the pan. Add water to three fourth level of fish mixture. Add salt. Bring to boil. Quickly reduce heat and simmer till fish is cooked and moisture evaporated. Pour fresh coconut oil over.

Test for seasoning and remove. Cool and cover. This can be kept for two days.

Courtesy: Riviera Suites, Ernakulam.

Do you wish to add content or help us find mistakes in this web page? 

NB: You should not submit anything else other than addition / correction of page content.

For travel related requirements like accommodation, tour packages, transportation etc please click here.

District Tourism Promotion Councils KTDC KTIL Thenmala Ecotourism Promotion Society BRDC Sargaalaya SIHMK Responsible Tourism Mission KITTS Adventure Tourism Muziris Heritage saathi nidhi Sahapedia
Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
Phone: +91 471 2321132, Fax: +91 471 2322279, E-mail:
All rights reserved © Kerala Tourism 2024. Copyright | Terms of Use | Cookie Policy | Contact Us.
Developed & Maintained by Invis.
We use cookies to improve user experience, and analyze website traffic. For these reasons, we may share your site usage data with our analytics partners. More info. CLOSE