Chilli Fish

Course: Appetiser, Side Dish, Starter
Servings: 2 -3
Author: Maria Jose Martin
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  • 200 gms Fish Cubes preferably kingfish
  • 20 gms plain flour
  • 20 gms Cornflour
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • 4 tsp Onion chopped
  • 3 Green chilli slit lengthwise
  • 2 tsp Soya sauce
  • 3 tsp Spring onion
  • 1 small Capsicum
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Paste refer notes
  • 1/2 tsp White pepper powder
  • 1 Egg white
  • Salt
  • Water


  • Marinate fish cubes with maida, cornflour, ginger garlic paste, pepper powder, half of chilli paste, salt & egg white. Make sure that fish pieces are fully covered with this marinade. Keep it for half an hour & deep fry.
  • For Gravy
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped garlic, ginger, green chilli, onion, capsicum & spring onion accordingly & stir.After that add fish pieces. Add remaining red chilli paste. ( All this has to be done in high flame). Add soyasauce & stir. Add some water. Add cornflour paste & keep for 3 more minutes. Garnish with sliced tomatoes.


Red chilli paste - There are 2 ways of making red chilli paste.
Remove the seeds of red chillies & soak it in vinegar for 24 hrs.Grind it. Stir the paste in oil for sometime.
Add some vinegar to kashmiri chilli powder & mix well.