Fish fillets -- 4 – 5
Chilly powder -- 1 tbsp + 2 tsp
Lemon juice -- 1 tbsp
Corn/rice flour -- ¼ cup
Onion finely chopped -- 1
Garlic finely chopped -- ½ tbsp
Ginger finely chopped -- ½ tbsp
Green chilly -- 2 - 3
Oil for deep fry
Pepper powder -- 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves few
Cut fish fillets into cubes, add salt, 1 tsp pepper powder, 1 tbsp chilly powder, lemon juice and 1 or 2 tsp of oil, marinate and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
Coat corn/rice flour on these pieces and deep fry and keep aside.
Heat oil in kadai, add onions, fry till light pink, then add ginger, garlic, curry leaves and chopped green chilly fry till light brown, then add 2 tsp chilly powder, 1 tsp pepper powder, little water to make thick paste, then add fried fish pieces, cook for 2-3 minutes so that masala gets evenly coated on fish pieces.
Spicy chilly fish is ready to serve.