Sunday, February 24, 2013

TILAPIA KERALA FISH FRY(KERALA STYLE)/BAKED/GRILLED

Fish fry is common in Kerala meals as pickles,papad and yoghurt curry(pulissery).The non-vegetarians in Kerala likes to add fish in their daily menu.We have lots of backwaters and rivers.
 We have a famous Vembanadu Lake with plenty of fishes like pearl spot,chemmeen,poomeen(milk fish),kanambu etc.and also gets sardines and mackerels  and clams also.Amma makes a lot of fish dishes including Fish Mappas, Fish Moli,Fish Pattichathu,Chemmeen Ularthiyathu ,Fish Peera,Fish Pollichathu etc.Kerala Style Fish Fry is one of her preparation and I am happy to share with it for my friends.

Here is the recipe....
Ingredients:
  1. tilapia fish pieces- 3(cut into medium sized)
  2. ginger-garlic paste-2 tbs
  3. chilly powder-1tbsp
  4. pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  5. turmeric powder-a pinch
  6. curry leaves-1 sprig
  7. salt to taste
  8. oil- for shallow frying
 Method:
  • Clean and wash the fish pieces with salt and lemon juice.
  • Grind ginger,garlic and all spice powders, with just enough water to make a paste.Grind a few curry leaves  lastly.
  • Marinate the fish pieces with this paste.Make sure that it is coated well all over the surface.
  • Arrange the fish pieces flatly on a plate and keep aside for at least 30 minutes.
  • Shallow fry it in coconut oil.Add few curry leaves while frying.
NOTES:
  • We can Bake this fish with the same marinade along with onions and tomato.Tilapia is good for Grilling also.
  • We can add few drops of lemon juice while marination to get a tanginess flavor and is optional.
  • The deepness of frying is according to purely on one's preference. 
Serve with hot rice and Pulissery....

Happy Cooking!!!



   
 

3 comments:

  1. tilapia fish is family's all time fav...

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    1. sorry for the delay...Thanks Arthy..this is the only fish tastes very good for all types of fish recipes...my fav too...

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  2. Quick question. How long would I bake the marinated tilapia for?

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