Fish Kanthari Fry

Fish Kanthari Fry Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 3)

  1. Kingfish (or tilapia, salmon, cod, seabass etc) – 350 gm, cut into small cubes

2. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chili powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)

Crushed black pepper corns – 1 tsp

Shallots – 5 – 6, halved and crushed

Ginger-garlic, crushed or paste – 1.5 tsp

Kanthari mulaku / bird’s eye chilies – 4 – 5 (or 3 – 4 green chilies) – crushed (Add according to your spice tolerance. I used 3 green chilies.)

Fennel seeds – 3/4 tsp, crushed

Curry leaves – 10, torn

Lemon juice – 2 tsp

Salt – As required

3. coconut oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp

Method

  1. Combine fish pieces with all the ingredients numbered 2. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat 1 – 1.5 tbsp coconut oil in a non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Fry fish pieces until golden on bottom, about 2 – 3 minutes. Bring the heat to low-medium. Flip gently and cook until the fish pieces are completely cooked through and slightly roasted, about 8 – 10 minutes. Serve fish kanthari fry with rice and other side-dishes.

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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