Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Fish Pakoda


A dinner party recipe to cook for a small gathering. This is seafood platter  is crunchy on the outside and moist  inside. 

Any kind of fish can be used to make pakoda like ocean perch, tilapia, salmon, white fish fillet, catfish and so on. 

Long strips of fish is marinated in a spicy batter of corn flour, ginger-garlic paste, pepper and red chili powder which is then deep-fried until it is crunchy.

                       

Ingredients

1 kg Fish fillets (ocean perch, salmon, catfish..)
1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
Juice of 1 Lemon
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp red Chili powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1 cup of Corn flour
Salt
Oil for deep frying

Method

  • Into a large bowl, mix corn flour, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder and pepper powder. Season it with salt. Add little water to make thick paste
  • Apply this spice mix on fish fillet on both the sides. refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • Heat oil for deep frying
  • Gently drop fillets in oil. Fry in medium heat until it turns deep red color. Use an absorbent paper to drain excess oil
  • Serve hot 


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