Surmai Fry | How to make Surmai Fry

By Fareena Rawther  |  29th Aug 2016  |  
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About Surmai Fry Recipe

One of the most loved fishes in India, Surmai is very tasty and fast to cook. Here is my first recipe on betterbutter :)

Surmai Fry is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Surmai Fry has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Fareena Rawther is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Surmai Fry recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Surmai Fry is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 10 minutes. This is recipe of Surmai Fry is perfect to serve 4 people. Surmai Fry 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 Surmai Fry. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Surmai Fry by commenting on this page below!

Surmai Fry

Ingredients to make Surmai Fry

  • Surmai fish - 4 pieces
  • turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • red chilli powder - 1-2 tablespoon
  • cumin powder - 1 teaspoon
  • ginger-Garlic paste - 1 teaspoon (optional)
  • lemon juice- as per taste (optional)
  • salt- as per taste
  • oil- for frying

How to make Surmai Fry

  1. Wash and clean the fish pieces properly.
  2. Add the ginger-garlic paste to the fish pieces and coat it well. Then add in the turmeric powder, red chilli powder and cumin powder.
  3. Coat the fish well with the masalas and marinate it for atleast 20 mins.
  4. Fry the fish on a hot tawa with oil in a medium flame.
  5. Enjoy it with dal chawal.

My Tip:

To check whether the fish is done poke a fork on the flesh, if the flesh gives away it's done. You can also add in lemon juice before frying to balance the oiliness. You can also coat the marinated fish with rawa just before you fry.

Reviews for Surmai Fry (1)

aahna krishna2 years ago

surmai? which fish is this? english name