How to make Malvani Fish Fry -

Surmai or king fish marinated in masalas, coated with rice flour and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Surmai (king fish) (सुरमई/ किंग फिश), Rice flour (चावल का आटा)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Malvani Fish Fry

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Very few things come close to being as delicious and comforting as fried fish. A simple masala flavours the fish brilliantly and the rice flour coating makes it crisp when after fried. A crunchy golden brown exterior and soft flavourful fish inside – this Malvani fish fry is a perfect starter. Along with some varan bhaat it makes great main course too!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Malvani Fish Fry Recipe

  • Surmai (king fish) cut into 2 inch pieces 1 large

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon 1 slice


Step 1

Sprinkle salt, turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder on the fish pieces. Sprinkle juice of ½ lemon and rub in well. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick pan.

Step 2

Mix garlic paste, ginger paste 2 tsps red chilli powder and salt in a bowl. Apply this masala generously over the fish pieces. Roll them in rice flour and shake off excess flour. Place the fish pieces in the pan and shallow fry till the undersides are golden.

Step 3

Flip them over and shallow fry till the other side is equally golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot garnished with a lemon slice.

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