Fish Fillets in a Spiced Marinade

Fish Fillets in a Spiced Marinade

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Servings: 5
Calories: 651


  • 2.2 lb Fish steaks / fillets, with or without bones
  • Salt for seasoning
  • 1 3/4 floz White vinegar sirka
  • 2 tsp Carom ajwain seeds
  • 120 g Gram flour besan / Flour (maida)
  • 4 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 4 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 4 tsp White pepper safed mirch powder
  • 3 tbsp Ginger adrak paste
  • 3 tbsp Garlic lasan paste
  • 4 tbsp Lemon nimbu juice
  • 7 oz Vegetable oil
  • 3 tsp Chaat masala


  • Clean, wash and dry the fish.
  • Prick each piece of fish with a sharp fork.
  • Marinate the fish with salt and two-thirds of the vinegar and keep aside for 1 - 2 hours.
  • In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients with the ginger and garlic pastes, lemon juice and remaining vinegar and salt. Whisk to a smooth and creamy batter.
  • Coat each piece of fish evenly with the batter.
  • Arrange the fillets / steaks on a flat tray and keep aside for 1 - 2 hours at room temperature.
  • Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan. Shallow fry the fish on medium heat till crisp and golden. Remove and drain the excess oil on kitchen towels and sprinkle chaat masala.
  • Serve hot, garnished with slices of cucumber, tomato and lemon wedges.
Calories: 651 kcal
Carbohydrates: 21 g
Protein: 42 g
Fat: 44g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 86 mg
Sodium: 152 mg
Potassium: 1153 mg
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar: 3 g
Vitamin A: 567 IU
Vitamin C: 11 mg
Calcium: 68 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Cuisine Indian
Ingredients Fish & Seafood
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