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English: Dried Salted Fish / Deutsch: Getrockneter Gesalzener Fisch / Español: Pescado Secado y Salado / Português: Peixe Seco e Salgado / Français: Poisson Salé Séché / Italiano: Pesce Essiccato Salato /

Unakka Nangu Varuthathu is one of the dried fish dishes from Kerala, India that refers to salted dried fish fry. Unakka Nangu Varuthathu is made by frying the dried Malabar Sole in Coconut oil with red chilies, chili powder and curry leaves, then with slices of onions until golden brown.

Fish is very common in Kerala, being a state near the sea and is the most favorite food of most of the people of Kerala. It is cooked in different ways, including preparing them as dried fish (Unakkameen) which can also be used and cooked in many different ways.

Nangu is the Malayalam word for Malabar Sole.

Please see below the picture of Unakka Nangu Varuthathu or dried Malabar Sole fish fry

Below is a complete meal for dinner in Allepey, Kerala, India composed of Kanji, Cherupayaru Olarthiyathu and Unakka Nangu Varuthathu

Unakka Aiyla is the Malayalam, term for dried Mackarel/Mackerel (fish), one of the many dried varieties of fish available in Kerala, India.

Aiyla is the Malayalam word for Mackarel/Mackerel. Unakkameen is the generic term for "dried fish" in Malayalam, the language of the state of Kerala

In Tamil, dried fish is called Karuvadu.

The picture below is fried Unakka Aiyla in Coconut Oil to be serve for dinner with steamed rice and Curry.

English: Sun-dried Fish / Deutsch: Sonnengetrockneter Fisch / Español: Pescado Secado al Sol / Português: Peixe Seco ao Sol / Français: Poisson Séché au Soleil / Italiano: Pesce Essiccato al Sole /

Unakka Nangu Olarthiyathu refers to one of the dishes from Kerala, India. Unakka Nangu Olarthiyathu is the Malayalam term for Dried Sole Stir-Fry. It is made from Unakka Nangu or dried sole stir-fried in sliced onions and spices, like chili powder, curry leaves, masala, etc. using coconut oil in stir-frying that makes this dish more tasty.

Unakka Nangu is the Malayalam term for "dried Malabar Sole". fried dried fish (Malabar sole). In Kerala, they use Coconut oil to fry their food which makes them more delicious delicious.

Udang Goreng refers to "Fried shrimp" in Indonesia.
Uszka refers to Ukrainian small dumplings often filled or stuffed with mushrooms or minced meat. Uszka is also found in Polannd

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