Fish Fry / Cutlet.
Fish fry is a popular snack recipe in Kolkata. Fish fillets are marinated with spices and are deep fried.
Fish belly slices – 4 piece
Ginger – garlic paste – 2 tablespoon
Green chilli paste – 1 tablespoon
Turmeric powder – ½ tablespoon
Curd – 1 tablespoon
Green coriander paste – 1 tablespoon
Besan – 4 tablespoon
Bread crumbs – 4 tablespoon
Powdered blacksalt – ¼ tablespoon
Refined oil – for frying
In a large bowl mix ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste , coriander paste, curd and ¼ tablespoon of salt and marinate the fish pieces for an hour.
In another bowl `mix besan, turmeric powder, salt and 4-5 tablespoon of water to make a thick batter.
Heat oil in a wide pan, dip each marinated fish in besan batter, toss it over a bed of breadcrumbs and then deep fry the fish. Sprinkle some powdered blacksalt over it and serve hot with salad and kasundi.
Fish fry is usually made of large fish, so that you can get a larger portion of flesh without the bone.