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Kolkata Fish Fry

Moumita Malla
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Kolkata Fish Fry RECIPE

Kolkata is a famous city of India which serves you varieties of street foods.Today I am going share Kolkata style fish fry which is made using  popular Bengali fish, bhetki fish fillets. If you do not get bhetki fish then you can use any other white fish fillets.If you use any other fish except bhetkit then taste will be different from authentic fish fry.Bengali style fish fry is one of the most popular Bengali snack,served with kasundi or Bengali mustard sauce(English mustard sauce can also be used) and ring onions.It can be served as a starter in any party.It is one of the populer item in the menu of any Bengali wedding.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • West Bengal
  • Frying
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Fish Fillets- 6 Medium Piece (Preferably bhetki fish fillets or Any other white fish fillets)
  2. Ingredients For Marination
  3. Lemon Juice-1teaspoon
  4. Onion paste-2tablespoons
  5. Garlic Paste-1 tabledpoon
  6. Ginger paste -1teaspoon
  7. Green chilli -4
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Coriander leaves -1/4 cup (chopped)
  10. Garam masala powder-1 teaspoon(Roast 2 each cloves, green cardamom,cinnamon and then grind to make a fine powder)
  11. Tomato ketchup -1tbsp
  12. Kasundi or Bengali mustard sauce-1 teaspoon ( you can use English mustard sauce also)
  13. Ingredients for frying
  14. Oil-1/2cup
  15. Salt -1pinch
  16. Ingredients for batter
  17. Ingredients Of Batter
  18. Corn flour-2tablespoons
  19. Salt -1pinch
  20. Eggs-2
  21. Bread crumbs-2cups


  1. Wash the fillets under running water, pat them dry.
  2. Add salt and lemon juice,mix well and keep them aside for 20 minute.
  3. Mix chopped coriander and green chillies in a grinder and grind to make fine paste using little water.
  4. Add  ginger garlic paste,mustard paste, black pepper powder, coriander and green chilies paste ,tomato sauce,garam Masala powder and vinegar in a flat and big bowl.Mix them properly. Add fish fillets in this mixture and apply on the each of the fillet evenly and refrigerate it for another 30 minutes
  5. Meanwhile beat the eggs , mix with corn flour,and little salt.
  6. then dip each masala wrapped fish fillets into egg mixture.And then coat with bread crumbs properly.Do this process with remaining fish piese
  7. Place all these bread crumbs coated fish pieces in a plate ..Cover with another plate and keep in the fridge
  8. Place oil in a frying pan to cover the base. Heat over medium heat.Add pinch of salt (when you deep fry something,add pinch of salt in oil,it absorb lees oil)
  9. Add fish  pieces(according to the size of your frying pan  ) in oil and deep fry on medium flame until golden brown.Turn the fish pieces and fry the other side until golden brown . Take them out from pan and keep them on absorbent  paper. Serve with kasundi or Bengali mustard sauce  or if you do not have Bengali mustard sauce..you can also use English mustard with ring cut  onion or salad.

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Reema Garg
Reema Garg   Apr-22-2018

I really want to try this.

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