chili garlic fish
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Chili Garlic Fish

I had this preparation in a restaurant in kolkata which i tried to imitate and make a interesting and mouth watering recipe .the main ingredient is boneless fish fillets of basa, bhetki or any other fish if you get.

Main ingredient

  1. Basa fish fillets (200 gms)

 Marination

  1. Green chilies(4 chopped) depending on how much spicy you want
  2. Lime juice(1 lemon)
  3. Garlic (9 to 10 flakes chopped)
  4. Salt(as per taste)
 Batter for coating
  1. Corn flour (1 cup)
  2. Water

For gravy

  1. Red chilly sauce(2 tbsp)
  2. Green chilly sauce(2 tpsp)
  3. 9 to 10 flakes of crushed or finely chopped garlic
  4. Tomato ketchup(2 tbsp)
  5. Spring onions(finely chopped)
  6. Capsicum(1 chopped)
  7. Salt(as per taste)
  8. Sugar(as per taste)
  9. Chopped green chilies(2 to 3)

Preparation

  1. Mince the fish fillets roughly in a mixer grinder .do not make it smooth.
  2. Marinate the minced fillets for 15 minutes.
  3. Make balls from the mixture ,dip in the cornflour batter and deep fry in oil.
  4. Once  crisp and golden in color take out and keep aside
 

 

 

 

 
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chili garlic fish

Chili garlic fish

fish batter fried and coated with a soy sauce based sweet and sour spicy gravy
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese, indochinese
Keyword bengali recipes, seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3
Author indrani

Ingredients

Main ingredient

  • 200 gm Basa fish fillets

Marination

  • 4 Green chilies chopped depending on how much spicy you want
  • 1 Lime juice 1 lemon
  • 9 to 10 cloves Garlic chopped
  • Salt as per taste

Batter for coating

  • 1 cup Corn flour
  • 1/4 cup Water

For gravy

  • Red chilly sauce 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly sauce 2 tpsp
  • 9 to 10 flakes of crushed or finely chopped garlic
  • Tomato ketchup 2 tbsp
  • Spring onions finely chopped
  • Capsicum 1 chopped
  • Salt as per taste
  • Sugar as per taste
  • Chopped green chilies 2 to 3

Instructions

  1. Preparation
  2. Mince the fish fillets roughly in a mixer grinder .do not make it smooth.
  3. Marinate the minced fillets for 15 minutes.
  4. Make balls from the mixture ,dip in the cornflour batter and deep fry in oil.
  5. Once  crisp and golden in color take out and keep aside

Gravy

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a wok or kadai.

  2. Add crushed or chopped garlic.

  3. Add capsicum and fry.

  4. Add all the sauces and ketchup.

  5. Stir fry for 2 minutes.

  6. Add the fish balls.

  7. Gently stir.

  8. Add green chilies, spring onions and cook for five minutes on low flame.

  9. Mix 1 tbsp of cornflour in a cup of water and mix.

  10. Add the water in the kadai and cook,till the mixture thickens.

  11. Check the salt and sugar,if you want you can add little more salt or sugar at this stage.

  12. Serve with the spring onions on top.

 
 
 

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Aboutindrani

Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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