Sea Bass (Bhetki) Fry

Sea Bass or Barramundi is a  delicate fish with very few bones. Fried and served with dal rice is what they most probably provide as a staple meal in heaven. You Need: Fish slices. Ginger Garlic paste about a teaspoon per slice. Red chilly powder. Turmeric powder. Salt. Rice flour. Oil for frying. Apply theContinue reading “Sea Bass (Bhetki) Fry”

Surmai, En papillote.

En papillote is a French term that simply means, wrapped in paper. You Need: Any sea fish. Garlic, chopped up. Onion, cut into rings. Green chilly, chopped up. Any aromatic fresh herb. Olive oil. Bell pepper cut into large pieces. Parchment paper. It must be cut into a rectangle with one side approximately double theContinue reading “Surmai, En papillote.”

Prawns Masala : One more time

Simple and easy and a recipe that can have so many variations. You Need: A couple of prawns. One finely chopped onion. A green chilly. Three finely chopped ripe tomatoes. Fresh Coriander. A teaspoon of ginger garlic paste. Cumin Powder, a teaspoon. Turmeric, quarter teaspoon. Red Chilly powder, a teaspoon. A little butter. Oil. Salt.Continue reading “Prawns Masala : One more time”

Shrimp Fried Rice..with Sprouts and Mushrooms

A little left over rice is always a good thing. You Need: Couple of de-veined prawns. Sliced Mushrooms. Sliced Onion. A cup of sprouts. A cup of cooked rice. Chilly powder, as per taste. A tablespoon of butter. A teaspoon of ginger-garlic paste. Oil for frying. A tablespoon of soy-sauce. Fresh coriander. This is aContinue reading “Shrimp Fried Rice..with Sprouts and Mushrooms”

Fried Sardines

One of my favorite fishes. You Need: Sardines. Turmeric Powder, about a pinch per fish. Red Chilly Powder, about half a teaspoon for 2 fishes. Coriander Powder, about half a teaspoon for 2 fishes. Ginger-Garlic Paste, about a teaspoon per fish. Corn Flour, about a teaspoon per fish. Besan Flour, about a teaspoon per fish.Continue reading “Fried Sardines”

Roasted Mackerel : No Oil

While cleaning this beautiful fish, a thought came to my mind. Why does this need even a drop of oil. You Need: Mackerel, split lengthwise into two. Chilly Flakes. Finely cut Ginger. Lemon Juice. Salt. Wash and pat dry the fish. Season the skin side with salt and let it sit out for about 15-20Continue reading “Roasted Mackerel : No Oil”