Crispy Semolina Fish

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Submitted: April 19, 2014
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Preparation Time: 15-20 mins
Cooking Time: 15-20 mins
Servings: 4 | 100 kcal

Crispy Semolina Fish is soft from inside and crisp from outside. The mustard paste gives it sharp flavor and garam masala and chilli add to the heat.

Required ingredients

  • 500 g fish (any kind)
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp mustard paste
  • 1 tsp mixed dried herbs (rosemary, oregano, basil)
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • ½ cup semolina, to coat
  • Vegetable oil to deep fry

Directions & How to

  • Sprinkle salt and lemon juice on fish pieces and rub to coat well. Keep aside for ½ an hour.
  • After ½ an hour mix in garlic, chilli and garam masala powders, dried herbs, kasuri methi and vinegar. Let it marinate for at least 4-6 hours covered in the refrigerator.
  • Add corn flour to the fish, mix well to absorb the excess moisture of the marinade. Do not add too much.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan. Spread semolina onto a plate. Press each fish piece on semolina to coat well from both sides.
  • Drop in hot oil and fry on both sides till crisp. Serve with your favourite sauce or chutney.

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