Masala Fish Fry

Masala Fish Fry

This is a simple and easy fish preparation. Use any small fish or if bigger one, make sure to cut it into small pieces. The fish is shallow fried, so less oil is used for this dish.

Nimmy Raghu


  1. 8 - 10 Fish pieces
  2. 3 - 5 Tablespoons Oil
  3. 2 Tablespoons Red chilli powder
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
  5. 1 Teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  6. 1 Teaspoon Coriander powder
  7. 1 Teaspoon Cumin powder
  8. 1/2 Teaspoon Garam masala powder
  9. 5 - 8 Curry leaves (finely chopped)
  10. 2 Tablespoons Coriander leaves (finely chopped, optional)
  11. 1 Tablespoon Lime juice
  12. 1/2 Teaspoon Oil
  13. To Taste Salt -


60 mins
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    Wash and clean the fish pieces. Marinate them with red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, curry leaves, coriander leaves, lime juice, 1/2 tsp oil and salt.

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    Keep this aside for half an hour.

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    Heat 3 - 5 tbsp oil in a non stick pan. Put the marinated fish pieces in it. Cook on medium heat.

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    When the fish is cooked properly and when both sides are golden brown colour, transfer them into a kitchen towel.

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    Serve it hot with steamed rice.

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