Tarela Machhi

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 800 g - pomfret
  • 15 g - garlic
  • 4 - red chilli
  • 1 tsp - cumin seed
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 150 g - potato
  • 100 g - oil

How to Make Tarela Machhi

  • Cut fins, slit flesh and wash well.
  • Grind all the masala with about 20 g oil.
  • Add salt to the fish and drain the moisture. Apply the masala and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan till smoke appears and fry the fish. Turn over gently and fry the other side. Do not handle the fish or the skin will come off.
  • Cut potatoes into 1.5 inch x 1/2 cm. x 1/2 cm. strips.
  • Fry the potatoes in oil.
  • Serve fish with potato straws.