How to make Fish coconut chilly fry - Fish fillet marinated in coconut-fennel-onion masala and pan fried.

This recipe is contributed by Member dr. chitra phil.

Main Ingredients : Fish fillets (फिश फिले), Coconut (नारियल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Fish coconut chilly fry Recipe Card

Fish coconut chilly fry

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Fish coconut chilly fry Recipe

  • Fish fillets cut into 2 inch pieces 2

  • Coconut grated 1/4 cup

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Onion 2 small

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Curry leaves a few

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Clean the fish pieces well and keep aside. Crush the fennel seeds and keep aside. Grind the coconut, onions into a fine paste and keep aside.

Step 2

Put the fish pieces in a bowl, add the coconut paste, crushed fennel seeds, turmeric powder, and red chili powder, salt, curry leaves and mix well. Marinate this for 1/2 an hour in refrigerator.

Step 3

Heat 2 tsp oil in a kadai, put the fish pieces 2 at a time and keep on medium flame. Add oil on sides and cover, Cook for 3-5 minutes.

Step 4

Uncover and turn the fish to the other side, add oil on the sides and cover. Cook for 3 minutes. 8. Remove the lid and roast till golden brown and garnish with coriander leaves.