Made this hot crispy fried fish & relished with piping hot Dal and rice .It was yumm .The fish was well coated with freshly ground green masala then rolled in rava/semolina and rice flour & fried till crisp.The curry leaves added a nice flavour to this fish ..
7-8 slices of black pomfret/Halwa/Halva
juice of 1/2 lime or as needed
6-7 green chillies
handful of coriander leaves
6-7 garlic cloves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
3-4 tbsp rice flour
2 tbsp rava/semolina
curry leaves a sprig
salt as needed
oil to shallow fry
Clean and wash the fish well.
Apply lime and salt and keep aside.
Grind the chilies,coriander ,cumin ,ginger-garlic ,turmeric powder to a smooth paste adding little water.
Apply this paste on the fish fillets and marinate for 30 to 45 min.
Mix the flour and semolina/rava and keep it ready.
Roll the fish fillets in the flour mixture on both sides and dust the excess flour.
Heat oil in a pan and once the oil is hot add the curry leaves ,lower the heat and put the fish pieces.
Fry the fish over medium heat on both sides until cooked well and crisp on both sides.
Serve hot as a side dish or have it with some hot rotis.