Fish fry is the famous south Indian non vegetarian dish that is mostly eaten in the meal. Today Hot to make is going to show you the recipe of fish fry along with pictures. Cooking of fish fry doesn’t need much talent. The trick lies in adding of the correct & quality ingredients. As we know that fish doesn’t take much time to cook, so why can’t you prepare fish fry at home and serve it as a starter or appetizer. This fish fry is called with different names in India like meen varuval or meen poriyal or chepa vepudu or machli fry.
For frying the fish pieces I have added only minimal oil into the pan. Some people use deep oil for frying or some spreads the oil on the pieces. But what is the interesting fact is fish doesn’t need much oil to get fry. Fish fry taste lies in choosing the best fish. Prefer the boneless fish to cook this fish fry dish because you can easily eat the fish by tasting the textures. For crispiness I have added corn flour powder, if you don’t have corn flour powder you can use maida flour also. After marinating the fish pieces with all ingredients keep the pieces in refrigerator. By keeping the coated pieces in freeze the fish pieces will get absorbed with ingredients flavors.
Here is the recipe of how to make fish fry at home. Enjoy cooking and eating great starter.
- Fish – 5 pieces
- Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
- Turmeric – ½ tbsp
- Lemon – 1
- Salt (required)
- Curd – 1 ½ tbsp
- Red chili powder – ½ tbsp
- Garam masala powder – 1tbsp
- Corn flour – 1 ½ tbsp
- Oil – 1 ½ tbsp
- Coriander seed powder – 1tbsp
How to Make
Step 1: Wash the fish pieces in water for 3 times.
Step 2: Now squeeze half lemon into the fish pieces, add crystal salt 1 tbsp, butter milk 4tbsps and turmeric a pinch. Add all this to washed fish pieces.
Step 3: Mix it well while rubbing the crystal salt on to the pieces. By doing like this the smell of the fishes will reduce.
Step 4: Again wash these pieces with plain water for 2 times.
Step 5: Collect the fish pieces into a fresh dry bowl.
Step 6: Now add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, garam masala powder, red chili powder, salt, coriander seed powder, curd, oil..
Step 7: Squeeze the one full lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well.
Step 8: Make sure the fish pieces are completely patched with the ingredients and coat the paste nicely to the pieces. Add little oil and mix.
Step 9: Marinate the ingredients completely along with fish pieces.
Step 10: After marinating keep the bowl in a refrigerator and freeze it for 2 hours.
Step 11: Later take the bowl out from freezer and let the fish pieces reduce the coolness for 10 minutes.
Step 12: Now take a pan on stove and add oil to it.
Step 13: After oil getting hot put these marinated fish pieces into the hot oil.
Step 14: Since we use less oil fry two pieces for a single time. And remaining for next time.
Step 15: Fry the fish pieces nicely in hot oil till the pieces become golden in shade.
Step 16: You can see the pieces turn into a crispy golden brown in color.
Step 17: Now collect the pieces into the plate containing paper napkins. So that the excess oil from the fish pieces will get absorbed by napkin.
Step 18: Do follow the same and fry the remaining pieces also.
Yummy fish fry pieces are ready to taste now.
Eating of fish will have lot of health benefits like reduce asthma, improve vision, fight with cancer, helps to decrease sugar levels in diabetes and reduces depression.