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Fish Koliwada (Spicy Indian Fish Fry)

Fish Koliwada (Spicy Indian Fish Fry)

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
MARINADE 20 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Cuisine India
Servings 4
Calories 185 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 500g Perch fillets cut into cubes
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons plain yoghurt
  • Salt to taste (note that the chat masala has salt)
  • 3 tablespoons Besan (Chickpea flour)
  • Oil for frying

Spices:

  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain seeds
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon Chat Masala
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder

Instructions
 

  • Mix the fish fillets with all the ingredients except the chickpea flour (Besan).
  • Let them marinate for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes add the Chickpea flour and mix very carefully to coat every piece.
  • Put a pan with plenty of oil over medium-high heat.
  • When the oil is hot enough, add the marinated fish cubes and fry them until they are crispy and golden.
  • Serve them hot with the yoghurt sauce or Mint Chutney.

Notes

Tips and Tricks:

  • Chat Masala has salt in it, so be careful when adding salt to the marination.
  • Fry them in small batches otherwise, they can break.