If we talk about seafood, one of the first names that comes to mind is the humble fish. It is one food that every seafood lover swears by. Fried, steamed or grilled, it can be cooked in numerous ways, unique to one's preference. Apart from the fact that fish is absolutely delicious, it has several health benefits and ranks very high on the essential nutrition chart required for the body. Keeping its popularity, versatility and health benefits in mind, here we bring you a list of our recommended fish fry recipes that are not only flavourful and wholesome but also easy and quick to make. Trust us, these fish fry recipes are perfect to satiate your seafood cravings and can also work as a showstopper in any of your parties or occasions. If you are wondering how to make them at home from the scratch, read below for the simple recipes.
Also Read: 15 Best Seafood Recipes | Popular Seafood Recipes
Here's A List Of 7 Fish Fry Recipes You Must Try
1. Punjabi-Style Fish Fry - Our Recommendation
There's something extraordinary about Punjabi cuisine that makes us go weak in the knees. This fish fry recipe from the Punjabi cookbook is an explosion of flavour in your mouth and has a smokey taste that tingle on your tongue. Click here for the complete recipe.
2. Bangda Fish Fry
Next up is this popular delicacy served in Maharashtra, usually served as an appetizer before dinner. It is called Bangda Fish Fry. This authentic fish has a naturally strong flavour, and when fried, its flesh turns soft and juicy, and its skin becomes super crispy. Wondering how to make it at home? Click here.
3. Rava Fish Fry
A snack made with surmai fish is a must-try. This fish is also naturally flavourful so you don't require extra preparations to enhance its flavour. To make this fish at home, All you need to do is marinate surmai fish with ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, fish masala powder and lemon juice for 15-20 minutes. Coat the fish with a mix of rava and rice flour and shallow fry on both sides till it turns brown and crispy. Click here to watch the recipe video.
Other Delectable Fish Fry Recipes For You To Try At Home:
4. Chettinad Fish Fry
If Chettinad recipes are your favourite, this fish recipe is sure to be a hit. Singhara fish is mixed with a range of hot spices, curry leaves, lemon juice, cornflour and rice flour and then deep-fried to perfection. Besides being a delectable snack, this fish can also be paired with roti and chutney for a wholesome meal. Click here for the recipe.
5. Bengali-Style Fish Fry
Fish fry is probably the most common dish cooked in Bengal. In this recipe, the fish fillet is marinated in a medley of flavourful spices before crumb-frying it. Pair this fish fry with kasundi or Bengali-style mustard sauce that will give you the real experience of eating authentic Bengali-style fish food. Click here for the complete recipe.
6. Mumbai-Special Bombil Fry
Here we bring you another Maharashtra-special fish recipe. This Bombil fish fry is ideal for days when you are craving something fried, crispy and decadent. Top it off with a dash of lemon juice for the extra zest and there you get your tangy and wholesome food right in front of you. Click here for the recipe.
7. Pomfret Pulimunchi
Pomfret Pulimunchi is a Mangalorean style fish fry that is easy to make and tastes like a magical treat from the beautiful beaches of Karnataka. This recipe has a crunch on the outside and is juicy on the inside, after all, it's a crowd favourite for a reason. Find the recipe here.
If you love fish curries, click here for the recipes.
Now that you know everything, it's time for you to try these recipes at home. Head straight to the kitchen, prepare these fish fry recipes and let us know how they turned out in the comment section below. Stay tuned for more such recipe articles. Happy Cooking!