Crispy Surmai Fish Fry
Crisp Surmai Fish Fried Recipes - Tasty Fish Recipes
Crispy Fish Fry is always a big hit in our family. Fish gets awesome coating of spicy fish masala and then again layered with a crispy coating of sooji. Its just a must try recipe!

For Fish Marinade

  • Surmai Fish / Seer Fish
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • For Fish Masala
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp chopped Coriander Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • For Crispy Fish Coating
  • 4 tbsp Coarse Sooji
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil fr shallow frying


  • Wash surmai fish really good and pat dry very well.
  • Now take washed and dried fish in to a bowl.
  • To that add ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Apply marinade very well all over fish pieces.
  • Cover and set that aside for 15 mts.
  • To make fish fry masala, take 2 tbsp rice flour in to a bowl.
  • To that add red chilli powder, garam masala and mix well.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Add tamarind pulp and mix well.
  • Add water and mix well to make that in to a thick paste.
  • Now take fish pieces and coat them very well and applying fish fry masala.
  • Once all the fish are coated well with masala, keep them aside.
  • Now take sooji / rawa in to a separate dish.
  • To that add red chilli powder, salt and mix well.
  • Coat fish pieces from both the side very well in to sooji mixture and keep them aside.
  • Now heat a pan over medium high heat, add oil in to that.
  • Put fish pieces over oil and allow it to fry till it gets deep golden color from both the sides.
  • Serve hot.

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