Coriander & Garlic Fish Fry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 big pomfret
  • salt to taste
  • ½ to 3/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp - red chilli powder (or as per taste)
  • 1 lemon-sized tamarind
  • sufficient oil to shallow-fry the fish
  • To be ground:
  • 1 small bunch coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 12 cloves garlic
  • 4 to 5 chopped green chillies (as per taste)

How to Make Coriander & Garlic Fish Fry

  • Clean and wash the fish.
  • Cut the fish into thin slices.
  • Smear salt on the fish and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Apply turmeric powder and red chilli powder on the fish pieces.
  • Soak the tamarind in some lukewarm water for a few minutes.
  • Grind together coriander leaves, green chillies, and garlic to a fine paste.
  • Marinate the fish pieces in the coriander paste.
  • Evenly sprinkle the tamarind water on the fish pieces and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Lightly heat oil in a nonstick pan and shallow-fry the fish on a medium flame till it turns golden. Serve hot.