Thursday, November 14, 2013

Fish Fry


            The fish is very popular for its taste and its lightness.There are various methods to cook it to get varied taste.Similarly state of Kerala is well known for unique fish recipes.A Keralite friend of my daughter offered so tasty fish dish that we still feel its taste.That method has been slightly modified with north Indian touch.Hope this will go well with food lovers.


  • Fish fillets [single bone]  500 gm
  • Coriander powder  3-4 tsp
  • Red chili powder  1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder  1 tsp
  • Mango powder  1 tsp
  • Dry garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds  1 tsp
  • Curry leaves  4-6
  • Lemon  1
  • Salt to taste
  • Refined/vegetable oil  2 tbsp


   1.Wash the fish with plain water,then with hing.Now wash with wheat flour and water.

To marinate,mix salt and lemon juice with fish fillets.Keep for about 30 minutes.

Drain water from fish mixture.

   2.Now make a thick paste of all the ingredients,above mentioned and mix with fish.Leave it for 1/2 hour.


  • Heat vegetable/refined oil [1 tsp] in a non stick fry pan on high flame.Once hot,lower the flame.

  • Add half of mustard seeds n curry leaves,fry for a few seconds.

  • Now fry 3-4 pieces of fish,at a time on low flame..

  • Fry on one side for 5-6 minutes,then change sides.If necessary,change sids again.

  • Ensure the fish is not burnt and well cooked on both sides.

  • Enjoy the Fish Fry as a snack,or,with rumali roti,rice & dal.


  1. What a quick and delicious recipe!...not heavy on tummy at all...and ofcourse Kerala Fish Delights are all praises!!

  2. Maachh bhaja... my fav. Thanks for this variation.

  3. I think I shall try making this. :) Thanks for sharing. :D