Simple n Plain Fried Fish

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 5 medium sized pomfrets
  • 1 tbsp - oil (for roasting the masala)
  • 2 medium sized onions (chopped)
  • 10 to 12 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 10 to 12 curry leaves
  • 10 pepper corns
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2.5 tsp - coriander powder
  • ½ tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tbsp - tamarind juice
  • 7 to 8 tbsp - oil for frying the fish
  • salt to taste

How to Make Simple n Plain Fried Fish

  • Clean and wash the fish thoroughly. Make 2 thick slices of each pomfret.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry chopped onions, garlic, curry leaves and peppercorns on a low flame till you get an aroma.
  • Cool and grind to a fine paste by adding a little water.
  • To the ground paste add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and tamarind juice. Mix well.
  • Marinate the fish pieces in this masala for a couple of hours.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan or a tawa and fry the fish on both sides on a medium flame till golden in colour.