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.
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 and lemon juice recipe with step by step pictures
Squeeze the lime in a large bowl.
Add the ginger garlic paste.
Add the chilli powder and salt
Mix with a spoon till all the ingredients combine well.
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.
After 5 minutes, add the gram flour ( besan).
Mix well till the besan and fish combine well
Heat a griddle and apply sufficient oil on it. Place the fish pieces on it. Pour little bit of oil on the fish. 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.
Serve hot as a starter or side dish to hot rice and curry.