This is one of the most popular bengali snack. This goes extremely well with Kasundi or Bengali style mustard sauce. It is a very popular street food in Kolkata,it is served with a dollop of kasundi and ring onions. you can find this recipe in any Bengali wedding also.It can be served as a starter in any party.
INGREDIENTS OF MARINATION
Fish Fillets- 6(each size should be 5"×2") (you can use Bhetki or Barramundi fish or any other fish )
Ginger paste -1tsp
Green chilli paste -1tsp
Lemon juice -1full lemon.
Salt to taste
INGREDIENTS OF FRYING
INGREDIENTS OF BATTER
Baking soda -1/2tsp
Refined flour or Maida-3tbsp
Corn flour -1tbsp
Water-3tbsp(if required, add more. .just make sure the batter should not be very thin or thick
Marinate fillets with ginger, garlic, onion, salt,vinegar,butter,black pepper powder and lemon for minimum 1 hour in refrigerator.
Blend flour, salt, corn flour, egg, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl..mix well..add water.and mix..make sure the batter should not be very thin or thick.
Dip the fillets in this mixture
Heat oil in a frying pan..add fish pieces ..and fry on medium flame until golden brown. .. when one side is browned, flip and fish the other side..and fry until golden brown. .remove the fish pieces on paper towel.
Serve with kasundi or Bengali mustard sauce or if you do not have Bengali mustard sauce..you can also use English mustard with ring cut onion or