Thursday, 25 July 2013

Bassa Tawa Fry

Bassa Tawa Fry ---this recipe is from a very dear friend Salil Deshpande .Thank you Salil ...this is a family favorite and you know how much my kids love this ...indebted to you :)

Bassa has become a favorite in our family,be it curry or fry..the buttery soft ,melt on the tongue fillets are a delight to cook and eat. Shall post the recipe for my bassa fish curry later.

This recipe serves 4

Bassa fillets-4[cut into bite size pieces...4 whole fillets will yield 16 to 20 pieces..depending on how small or big you cut it]

For masala-
1 egg
maida-3 tbsp
chilly powder-1 tsp
turmeric -1/2 tsp
Dhania powder 1/2 tsp
salt to taste and
few tsps of water to blend it all into a thick paste

Mix the ingredients for the masala ,and smear it on the bassa fillets.I made an addition of sumac powder to add a zing to it  ...Marinate for 15 mins.
Shallow fry .. .I did 3 min each side on a medium flame  ..Serve hot
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