Sunday, May 31, 2015

Fish fry with ginger garlic paste and lemon juice recipe

fish fry in a serving pl,ate
Fish fry with ginger, garlic and lemon juice recipe - Today I am sharing with you all a very unique fish fry prepared by using lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder and coated with gram flour ( besan). Usually, fish fry is made using chilli powder, tamarind  paste and coated with semolina. 

This fish fry can be served as a non-veg starter or side dish to rice with sambar, kootu, aamti, saaru, ambat and variety of dals.  For a change, try out this fish fry and enjoy. Check out some other fish recipes here.

Fish Fry with Ginger Garlic Paste and Lemon Juice Recipe
fried fish pieces
Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Makes 2 servings

  • 8 pieces kingfish/ surmai / iswan (preferably boneless)
  • 1 large sized lemon
  • 1 ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup gram flour/ besan
Fish fry with ginger garlic lemon juice - step by step pictures

1.  Squeeze the lime in a large bowl.
lemon juice
2.  Add the ginger garlic paste. 
ginger garlic paste
3.  Add the chilli powder and salt
chilli powder and salt added
4.  Mix with a spoon till all the ingredients combine well.
chilli powder and salt mixed
5.  Apply little bit of turmeric powder and salt to the fish pieces. Keep it aside for 5 minutes. Wash gently under running water. Add the above prepared masala and mix. All the fish pieces have a nice coating. Keep it aside for 5 minutes.
fish added
6.  After 5 minutes, add the gram flour ( besan).
besan added
7.  Mix well till the besan and fish combine well
besan mixed
8.  Heat a griddle and apply sufficient oil on it. Place the fish pieces on it. Pour little bit of  oil on the fish. 

9.  Shallow  fry on low flame till the fish become golden brown from both sides and turn to soft. It takes 18 - 20 minutes. Note : To prevent the fish from burning, always fry it on low flame.
frying the fish
10.  Serve hot as a starter or side dish to hot rice and curry.
fried fish pieces


  1. its super delicious!!YUM

  2. adding besan is new to me.bt still luks gud.vl try

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