Spicy Tawa Fish Fry

One thing which I cook often with fish is fish fry. I love mostly fried fish than the fish in curry. Each time I make fish fry I try to fry them with different spices. Addition of each spice gives a unique taste to the dish. Any fish will go well with this marination and fry. But I mostly prefer the fish with less bones for fry as I feel so difficult to remove the bones while eating. So the choice of fish depends on u. If you are a person like me definitely go for the fish with less bones. Let’s see how to cook this tasty, yummy and spicy Tawa Fish fry.

Preparation Time : 40 mins

Cooking Time : 20 mins


  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Lemon – 1/2
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
  • Fish pieces – 8
  • Oil for frying


Clean and wash well the fish pieces. To a plate add Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder, Coriander powder, Cumin powder, pepper powder, Fennel powder, salt, garam masala and ginger garlic paste mix them well. Squeeze half lemon into it. Add a table spoon of coconut oil into it and mix well.Make them into a smooth masala paste. Rub the fish Pieces with the paste. Marinate the pieces well with the masala. Allow them to Marinate for about 30 mins or an hour . Then heat oil in a pan or tawa. Once the oil is hot enough. I used coconut oil as it gives an enhanced taste to the fish fry. Add the marinated fish pieces to it. Fry them when one side is done flip over to the other side and fry them. Remove from the pan once done. Serve hot.

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