Monday, January 16, 2012

Chilly Fish

Ingredients: (Preparation time 30-45 min)

-----for frying fish
  • Fish fillets-3 (I used tilapia)
  • Chilly powder-1/2 tsp
  • All purpose flour-3 tsp
  • Soy sauce-1 tsp
  • Egg-1
  • Salt
------for gravy
  1. Onion-2, diced
  2. Bell pepper-1, diced
  3. Garlic-t tsp, finelly chopped
  4. Ginger-1/2 tsp, finely chopped
  5. Green chilly-2, sliced lengthwise
  6. Chilly powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Soy sauce-3 tsp
  9. Tomato Ketchup- 2 tsp
  10. Vinegar-1 tsp
  11. All purpose flour(1/2 tsp) dissolved in 1 tbsp of water
  12. Salt
  13. Paprika powder-1/2 tsp (for color)
  14. Spring onions-1/4 cup, chopped(for garnishing)
Cut fish into medium sized pieces.
Mix together chilly powder, flour, salt and make a thick batter with soy sauce and beaten egg (you may add roughly 1/2 of one beaten egg).Coat the fish pieces with this batter and shallow fry both sides in a wide pan (take care not to overcrowd). Once it is cooked removed pieces, add more oil and add chopped ginger, garlic and green chillies. Saute for 5 min and add onions. When onions are transparent stir in bell peppers and add fried fish followed by the remaining ingredients (6-13). Cover it and cook 5 more min. Open the lid stir carefully til the gravy is dry. Garnish with chopped spring onions.


  1. Wow Nice one,looks so tempting..

  2. Chilly fish looks amazing and really tempting. Love ur pics :)

  3. I'm drooling here Jincy!! This is amazing. Hats off to your photography! Hope to see your participation in my 'Valentine's Day Event'

  4. Wonderful pictures and recipes, Jincy! You have an amazing space and i wonder how i missed this so long!!
    fortunately i am here with my parents and having all the favourites, the yummy ones you have posted here..biriyani, fish fry..thattukada chicken ...other wise I would have drooled and sighed and sighed seeing all the lovely dishes posted here :)

    Great going girl, keep up the awesome work!

  5. wonderful recipes...each and every steps explained in detail..great.. :)