Fish Koliwada

Fish Koliwada

Fish coliwada is a popular starter which is a part of Malvani cuisine .Malvani is the standard cuisine of the Konkan region of Maharashtra and Goa, and some northern parts of West Karnataka.



  • Fish fillets (any salmon,basa,haddock etc): 400 gms
  • Besan (gramflour): 3/4cup
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1tbsp
  • Chilli powder: 2-3tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp
  • Amchur (Dry mango powder): 1tsp
  • Tamarind paste: 1/2tsp
  • Garam masala: 1tsp
  • Ajwain: 1tsp
  • Yoghurt: 2tbsp
  • Saunf or fennel seed powder : 1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying



  1. 1.cut the fish fillets into bite sized pieces.
  2. 2.Add all the ingredients and make a batter.
  3. 3.Marinate the fish fillets in the batter for 15 to 20 minutes
  4. 3.Deep fry the fish fillets in oil and serve hot with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.