Fried Snapper (Indian Style) | How to make Fried Snapper (Indian Style)

By Dhanya Samuel  |  21st Aug 2015  |  
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About Fried Snapper (Indian Style) Recipe

Though the name is Indian style fried snapper, it has more of pan-Asian flavours with a medley of classic Indian spices and Asian ingredients like fresh turmeric and lemongrass. The marinade is a fragrant and flavourful combination of shallots, garlic, turmeric, lemongrass and chillies.

Fried Snapper (Indian Style) is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Fried Snapper (Indian Style) has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Dhanya Samuel is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Fried Snapper (Indian Style) recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Fried Snapper (Indian Style) is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Fried Snapper (Indian Style) is perfect to serve 2 people. Fried Snapper (Indian Style) is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Fried Snapper (Indian Style). So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Fried Snapper (Indian Style) by commenting on this page below!

Fried Snapper (Indian Style)

Ingredients to make Fried Snapper (Indian Style)

  • 1 whole red Snapper cleaned and washed
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 Lemongrass stems
  • 2 big Red chillies
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp fresh turmeric chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves
  • vegetable oil for shallow frying the fish
  • salt to season

How to make Fried Snapper (Indian Style)

  1. In a mortar and pestle pound and make coarse paste of shallots, garlic, lemon grass, turmeric and red chilies. Thoroughly clean, wash and pat dry the fish.
  2. Coat the fish with above ground paste along with salt. Leave this to marinate for 6 hours or overnight.
  3. Take a pan and add oil to it, along with mustard seeds and when they start to crackle, drop in cumin seeds. Now add marinated fish and cook for 5-6 minutes on one side.
  4. Gently flip to other side and add top it with curry leaves. Cook covered for another 5-6 minutes or until fish is cooked completely.
  5. Garnish with lemon wedges on side. Serve hot.

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