Chapala Vepudu Recipe

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Chapala Vepudu
  • Chef: Chef Tendulkar, Hotel Taj Residency, A.P
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Chapala Vepudu is a delicious fish preparation from Andhra Pradesh, South India. Sear fish marinated in masalas, deep fried and tossed with onions and lime juice.

Ingredients of Chapala Vepudu

  • 1 sear fish
  • For the masala:
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • For the main preparation:
  • 1 tbsp refined oil
  • 1 tsp green chillies
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 tsp chopped onions
  • 1/4 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp lime juice

How to Make Chapala Vepudu

For the masala:
1.Mix salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, rice flour, corn flour, ginger garlic paste, cumin powder and lemon juice together.
For the main preparation:
1.Clean the fish and slice it into 3 pieces.
2.Marinate the fish with the masala and leave for about 1 hour.
3.Now deep fry the fish till cooked and keep it aside.
4.Heat oil in pan. Add curry leaves, green chillies and chopped onions.
5.Saute till the onions become translucent.
6.Then add coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder lime juice and the prepared fish.
7.Toss the fish for sometime.
8.Serve with a dash of lemon juice on top.
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