Jun 18, 2011

Grilled Fish

Grilled fish

Makes: 8
Serves: 3 - 4

You will need

8 pieces of fish

For the marinade:

1 tablespoon lemon juice or 1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
3/4 teaspoon pepper powder
3/4 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds) powder
1 1/2 teaspoon chopped and crushed garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt

Mix all the ingredients well and keep aside this thick paste.


Wash and clean fish pieces. Add 1 teaspoon salt (or kalluppu ) and wash well ( till you get a clear water ). Drain out water completely and wipe each piece with a kitchen towel.

Marinate fish pieces with above ingredients evenly (do not add extra water) and keep aside for one hour and grill for 10 - 12 minutes or till done and golden brown color.

Tawa method:

In a flat non stick pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Reduce heat to medium and shallow fry fish pieces ( 4 - 5 at a time ) in batches till golden brown on both sides. Sprinkle very little oil when frying.

Serve with tomato, onion and lemon wedges.

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