Fish Fry

Crispy fish - a light starter

Recipe by Ankita Vinayak of Mumbai, IN

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 500 g fish (fresh water) cleaned & cut into 8 pcs.
    • 1 cup suji
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp turmeric & red chilli powder each
    • 1 tsp chat masala
    • 1 tsp coriander powder
    • 1tsp black onion seeds (kalonji)
    • 1/2 cup cornflour
    • Mustard oil for fyring



    1. Marinate fish pieces in salt, tumeric, red cilli & coriander powder. Rub well & leave for 1/2 hr.
    2. Fish will leave some water, sprinkle cornflour on top.
    3. Spread out suji & kalonji on a plate
    4. Wrap the fish pieces in the above spread. It will stick to the pieces and form a layer.
    5. Heat mustard oil in a kadai till flames come out. Allow to cool removing from heat then re heat (this will remove the strong odour of the oil)
    6. Fry fish pieces till crisp & brown
    7. Serve with tarter sauce or mayonnaise.