Apr 15, 2020

Lake Smelt Fish Fry


250 gms Lake Smelt Fish
1 tsp Ginger, Garlic & Cumin (1/2 tsp) paste
1/2 tsp or 4-5 Curry leaves (finely chopped)
5 tsp Corn Flour
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Pepper Powder
1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
Salt per taste
Oil for deep frying


  • Gently mix together fish, ginger & garlic paste, curry leaves, 3 tsp corn flour, red chili powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, lemon juice and salt. Refrigerate for marination up-to 10 - 15 minutes
  • Add remaining corn flour and mix well.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. Gently drop the fish into the oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side on medium heat until the masala coating around the fish is crusty.
  • Serve hot with lemon wedges and onions.

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