Aug 15, 2012

Indian Salmon Fish Fry with Indian Spices (Tawa method)

Indian Salmon Fry with Indian Spices (Tawa method)

A tasty fish fry, goes well with rice in Indian cuisine!!

Serves: 4


8 Indian Salmon fish slices

1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar

2 teaspoon red chilli powder

½ teaspoon pepper powder

¾ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

2 teaspoon turmeric powder

2 tablespoon oil


Wash and clean fish pieces. Drain out water completely. Wipe each fish piece carefully with a soft kitchen towel.

In a wide bowl, mix red chilli powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar and make a thick paste. Do not add water. Apply this paste evenly on both the sides of each fish pieces. Cover and keep aside for one hour.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non stick frying pan (tawa). Reduce the heat to medium . Arrange marinated fish pieces (4 fish pieces at a time or 8, depending on the size of the frying pan) and shallow fry till golden brown on both the sides.

Sprinkle remaining 1 tablespoon oil when turning other side. Approximate frying for each side is 10 - 10 minutes on a medium to low heat.

Gently remove fried fish pieces from the frying with a flat spatula. Drain on paper towels to absorb extra oil. Serve with rice / boiled tapioca … Decorate with lemon wedges, onion rings and tomato wedges .. (optional).

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