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Fish Masala Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 10:14:00 PM

Fish Masala fry Recipe is a tasty and a mouthwatering recipe with a crispy texture. Pomfret is one of the tastiest fishes in the sea with a firmer meat and has less bones. And the aroma of this recipe is going to invite your neighbors..

Please click here to watch Fish masala recipe in Tamil - Madras Samayal.

Serving Size:   3 
Prep Time   :   20 min
Cook Time  :   20 min

Quantity Ingredients for making Masala Fish fry
6 pc Fish (i have used pomfret)(400g )
1 tsp Chili powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder

Salt and Pepper

Oil for frying

For Masala 
2 tbsp Oil
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
1 tbsp Ginger (chopped finely)
1 tbsp Garlic (chopped finely)
1 Green chilies
1 red chilies
1 spring Curry leaves
3 small onion (or 2 medium)
1 tsp Chili powder
1 tsp Garam masala

required salt

required water

Coriander leaves

Cooking Method

Step 1) Clean the fish and mariante the fish with chili powder, turmeric, salt and pepper. Keep it aside for 15 -20 min.

Step 2) Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish until crisp on both sides. Remove it from the oil and keep it aside.

Step 3) Now in the same pan add mustard seeds, cumin , fennel, chopped ginger, chopped garlic, dry red chilies, green chilies, curry leaves and give it a stir.

Step 4) Then add chopped onion and cook until they are browned.Once they are browned add the tomatoes and the masalas Chili powder and garam masala. Cook until it turns to a paste.

Step 5) Now add some water and cook for 2 minutes, then add the fried fish from step 2 and cover it with a lid. Cook for few minutes and then flip it over and cook for few more minutes.

Step 6) Finally add coriander leaves and turn off the heat.

That's it our delicious Fish masala fry is ready to be served with rice. Happy Cooking !!!

About Angela Steffi


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  4. Fishmeals can be complemented with all manner of additional additives, and tuna oil, salmon oil and chilli powders are all firm favourites.