Fish Fry Recipe

Fish Fry Recipe
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A delicacy from the east Indian state of West Bengal, the crispy fish fry can be savored all the year round. Ensure you include the goodness of fish in your diet with this lip smacking easy to make dish.
Fish Fry Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.6 / 10 (34 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 800 gms White-Fleshed Fish
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2/3 Mustard Oil
  • 1 tbsp Grounded Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Grounded Cumin Seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ginger (finely grated)
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Kalonji
  • 4 Dried Whole Red Chillies
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 large Onion (peeled and chopped)
  • 3 Whole Green Chillies
How to make Fish Fry:
  • Cut the fillets in about 4cm size.
  • Rub the fish with turmeric and salt and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium flame.
  • Put in the fish pieces and brown lightly on all sides.
  • Gently lift the fish out of the oil and put it on a plate. Turn off the heat.
  • Combine the ground coriander seeds, the cumin, ginger, 1 tsp turmeric,chilli powder (cayenne pepper) and 1/2 tsp of salt in a small bowl.
  • Add 3 tbsp of water and mix.
  • Left only 5/6 tbsp of oil in the frying pan and heat it over a medium flame.
  • Now add kalonji and after a few seconds later, put in the red chillies.
  • As soon as they darken a bit, put in the bay leaves.
  • When the bay leaves start to darken, put in the onion, stir and fry the onion at low heat.
  • Add the spice paste. Stir and fry it for about 1 minute.
  • Now put in the fish in a single layer in a pan with 1 cup of water.
  • Lay the green chillies over the fish.
  • Simmer over a medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Spoon the sauce over the fish pieces, cover it and cook the fish for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
Saffire posted 11/11/2012
Very good recipe. Dose not take long to make it. Very quick and easy at the same time very delicious.
shruthi k posted 05/03/2012
hey awesome it was whn i tried out,,, thanks 4 such yum receipe :)
asif wadwan posted 31/01/2012
i make it as per reciepe. It is very tasty. Superb. My mouth is watering. Let me enjoy fish....u too try...