Sunday, April 25, 2010

Andhra Fish Fry

Ingredients :-

Fish fillets : 2 ( I used tilapia)
Salt : 1/2 tspn
Chilly powder : 1/4 tspn
Turmeric : 1/8 tspn
Coriander powder : 1/4 tspn
Cumin powder : 1/4 tspn
Garam masala powder : 1/4 tspn
Curry leaves : 2 sprigs
Coriander leaves : 5 sprigs
lemon juice : Juice of 1/4 lemon
Oil : 1 tbspn
Onion : 1/2
Ginger garlic and chilly paste : 1/2 tspn
Preparation :-
  • Wash fillets under cold running water and pat them dry with paper towel.
  • Take a small bowl and add all spices like salt , chilly powder , coriander powder , turmeric, cumin powder and garam masala powder . Mix all spices nicely . Crush ginger , garlic and 1 small green chilly and add it to spices . Chop 1 sprig of curry leaves and coriander leaves finely and add it to the spices . Add lemon juice and 1 tspn oil and mix nicely.
  • Apply this paste to fillets on both sides and take 2 spoons of all purpose flour and sprinkle on both sides of fillets and pat it with fingers . Marinate this for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a pan add 2 tspns oil and when hot add 1 sprig of curry leaves and put fillets and add vertically chopped onion . When it is done on one side carefully flip it on other side .
  • When it is done on other side just switch off stove .
  • Transfer the fillets on to a plate and squeeze lemon juice allover and serve hot with hot rice .
  • Goes excellent as a side dish for sambar or dal.


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    Anonymous said...
    Hi Preethi garu,
    recent posts are too gud explicitly the chicken pickle. Felt very difficult to go through the blog b'coz of the background image. B'coz of that loosing the readablity. is there any option to switch of the background image?
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    anne said...
    hi preethi,
    this is the first recipe i tried n it came out very well . 2maro iam going to try moongdal dosa with ginger chutney . will let u know how it came out. one suggestion :if u can tell for how many people will the measurments in yr recipe suffice then it will be even more easier for people like me who r new to cooking to understand n try out the recipe.

    madhavi said...
    hello Preethi garu,
    its really very good job, i like ur blog very much..
    all items are very good, and recipes photos are very nice. i tried some of your recipes like Chiken fry, Chineese veg noodles, Andhra fish fry its come very well & good taste..
    Thanks Preethi garu...
    Anonymous said...
    hi Preethi garu, mee website chala baagundi. nenu idi chusi chala vantalu chesanu.....baaga vachayi....very detailed and simple instructions. meeru andhra chapala pulusu recipe pettagaltara?? i am not sure how to make the masala....thanks
    B said...
    Hi Preethi, Could you please add a search bar to search for recipes within your site? If you already have it, I could not find it. Could you place it next to Google search bar?
    Thank you
    Cheap kitchens said...
    Nice posts are good explicitly the chicken pickle.your recipe suffice then it will be even more simpler for people like me who r new to cooking to understand n try out the recipe.
    mole removal said...
    I did not hesitate on this lot I am pleased to say that everyone had as good enough to eat this time. Even my wife, who is a pure vegetarian, likes to eat such fish.

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