Barracuda fish fry (Chettinad style)

Barracuda fish fry (Chettinad style)

 

Apart from few collections of my fish recipes, this is completely different. I have handled the fish in chettinad style – it’s nothing but the spices used here and their quantites are different. Let’s us move on to the recipe…

Fish fry (Chettinad style)

Fish fry (Chettinad style)

Ingredients:

  • Shallots – 20 nos
  • Fish (Barracuda) – 5 slices (300 gm)
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 ½ tsp
  • Chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Garlic – 8 cloves
  • Ginger – 1” inch stick
  • Peppercorns – 1 ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – for shallow fry

Preparation:

  • Take all the ingredients together and grind it to a fine paste in mixer.
  • Clean and wash the fish.
  • Rub the grounded masala to the fish gently on both the sides.Marinade the fish for half an hour.
  • Heat oil in the tawa. Drizzle a tsp of oil, put the fish and swap the sides and fry them.
  • Continue for other pieces also.

Serve hot. Garnish with lemon wedges, onions and coriander leaves.

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