Thursday, June 21, 2012

Fried Fish Masala

I was bored to make the usual side dishes for chappathi and tried this fish dish. It went really well with it. It is simple but has a little bit of oil in it as it requires frying the fish first and then sauteeing it with masala. Otherwise it is a finger licking one. I used king fish pieces to make this.



You need
  • Fish pieces  - 100 gm (bones removed and cut into small pieces)
  • Onion - 1 big
  • Tomato - 1 medium
  • Ginger - 1 small piece
  • Garlic - 2
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp + 1 tsp (for marinating) (see Note)
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp (for marinating)
  • Oil for sauteeing and frying fish
  • Salt to taste

Method
  • Marinate the small fish pieces with chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Keep aside for 20 minutes. 
  • In a frying pan heat oil and fry the fish pieces.
  • Heat oil in a thick bottomed vessel
  • Add chopped ginger, garlic, green chilli and chopped onion
  • Saute until pink and transparent.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder. Saute until the raw aroma leaves.
  • Add chopped tomato. Add salt to taste. (Remember you've marinated fish with salt)
  • Add the fried fish pieces. Stir fry on low flame for atleast 10 minutes (the longer the better)
  • Serve with chappathis
Note: Adjust your spices according to your spice levels







18 comments:

  1. never tried fish this way.. really a finger-licking masala..

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  2. looks soo delicious...even i get bored of making the usual side dishes for chapathi...this one looks yummy

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  3. its making me hungry. looks so tasty

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  4. Good one
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  5. Aa , looks so good, Reshmi, and king fish seems the best fish for this masala. Wonderful pictures too. Might make this over the weekend.

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  6. That looks truly scrumptious! First time to your space and it looks great! :)

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  7. Glad that you came out of that boredom with such a yummy side dish..Mind blowing Reshmi.

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  8. wow....so tempting n yummy....

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  9. very yummy n interesting masala...though i don't eat fish, your masala makes me drool :) lovely preparation!!
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  10. OMG- this looks soooo delicious!!

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  11. yummmyyy. Can i have some.....

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  12. seriously finger licking good!

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  13. nice reshmi, never tried fish fry masala, just have had fish fry or masala :), looks like a yummy recipe. :)

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  14. I dont eat fish but that still looks so tempting!!

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  15. Your fish masala looks really inviting...

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