Fish Coconut Chilly Fry

Ingredients:

Fish pieces – 6
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
Pearl onions – 2
Red chilly powder – 3 tsp
Salt – as per taste
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Oil – for frying
Curry leaves – 1 string

Steps For Preparation:

  1. First clean the fish pieces well and keep it aside.
  2. Crunch the 1 tsp fennel seeds and keep aside.
  3. Grind the coconut, pearl onions in to a fine paste and keep them aside.
  4. Put the fish pieces in a bowl, add the coconut paste, crushed fennel seeds, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt, curry leaves and mix them well.
  5. Marinate this for 1/2 an hour in refrigerator.
  6. Heat 2 tsp oil in a kadai, put the fish pieces 2 at a time and keep in medium flame.
  7. Add oil on sides and Cover cook for 3-5mins.
  8. Uncover and reverse the fish to the other side, add some oil on the sides and cover cook for 3mins.
  9. Remove the lid and fry till golden brown and garnish with cilantro.