Sunday, January 24, 2010

Wet Masala Anjal Fish Fry - Wet Masala Pomfret Fish fry - Konkani Mangalore Style

This type of recipe is called as the "Masala Fish Fry" or the "Wet Masala Fish Fry". As against the other popular types of fish fry - this is wet fish fry side dish.

This is best made with Anjal fish (aka King Fish or Seer or Surmai), Black Pomfret or White Pomfret (aka Maanji) or Kane (aka Lady Fish).

Time to prepare: 30 minutes
Serves: 4
Hotness factor: VERY HOT (and very tasty :-)

  • 500 gms - Anjal fish, Black Pomfret or White Pomfret or Kane
  • 1 tsp - coconut gratings
  • 6 tsps - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Menthya seeds (Fenugreek seeds)
  • 1/4 tsps - jeera (aka Cumin seeds)
  • 1/4 tsp - sasive (aka mustard seeds)
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 8-10 curry leaves - for seasoning

Wet Masala Fish Fry


Wet Masala Fish Fry
  1.  Except curry leaves - slightly roast and grind all ingredients to a very fine paste
  2. Apply paste to the fish along with salt to taste and curry leaves - marinate for atleast 1 hour.
  3. Cook for 15-20 minutes - on a low flame - until fish is done. Do Not Overcook.


  1. Dear srikanth-
    i tried your was good but we need to add turmeric powder n tamarind paste.. Which will give better flavor


  2. very easy one to cook . will try it.


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