How to cook south indian fish fry

South indian fish fry is a popular recipe with spicy and delicious taste. It is easy and simple to cook at home. Sea foods are of different types that differ in its taste but this recipe is very delicious. Prefer fresh fish to make recipe tastier. Let us learn how to cook south indian famous recipe.


  • Fish pieces- 5
  • Ginger and garlic paste- 2 spoons
  • Chopped chillies- 1 spoon
  • Chilli powder- 1 spoon
  • Coriander powder- 2 spoons
  • Turmeric powder- ½ spoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice- ¼ cup
  • Coriander leaves- 1 cup full
  • Curry leaves- 2 springs
  • Onion-cut in round shape
  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1: Take fish pieces and crystal salt in a vessel and scrub them.

Step 2: Later clean fish pieces thoroughly with water.

Step 3: Take fish pieces in another bowl, add turmeric powder, chilli powder.

Step 4: Add lemon juice, required salt, ginger garlic paste and mix it well.

Step 5: Add coriander powder and mix it well.

Step 6: Marinate fish pieces for 15min.

Step 7: Heat oil in kadai, drop the fish pieces into the oil.

Step 8: Fry fish pieces until it turns into brown shade.

Step 9: After getting fried, serve the fish pieces in a plate.

Step 10: Heat 2 spoons of oil in pan and fry the green chilli for 1min.

Step 11: Garnish fish fry with coriander leaves, curry leaves, onions and green chillies.

Enjoy the taste of south indian fish fry!!!