Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Fish Finger | Fish Finger with Indian Spices | Starter Recipe

Fish finger, one of the famous finger food among kids.It's so crispy on outside and very soft fish inside.In our home, i rarely make this, not because we dont like this,but we prefer to have tangy fish curry instead of fries.
Though i had fish finger in restaurant many times, in my kitchen, i tried out twice before.Last month i was very much tempted to try this fish finger because i had wonderful boneless tilapia fillet at that time and it turns out very delicious. So to post here, today i make this again and we enjoyed it throughly.After a hearty meal, i'm here with the post.

Fish Finger

Preparation Time : 1 hr for marination | Cooking Time : 20 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Starters | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
Boneless fish - 200 gms
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 tsp(chopped)
Gram flour - 2 tbsp
Bread crumb - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Oil for frying

Procedure
Fish clean the fish and cut into thin strips, add salt & lemon juice and mix well. Rest it for 15 mins.Add ginger garlic paste,red chili powder , coriander powder & turmeric powder into the fish & mix well. Marinate for 1 hrs.At the time of frying, add the chopped curry leaves into the fish and mix well. In a plate, add the gram flour and bread crumbs and mix well.Take each piece of fish and coat it with gram flour & bread crumb mixture and keep it ready. Heat the oil for frying. Add the fish in the hot oil.Let it fry till becomes golden brown,drain the oil and place it on tissue paper. Do the same for remaining fishes. Serve it with onions & lemon wedges .Tasty & crispy fish finger is ready.
Notes:
  • Usually i dont use the left over oil after frying the fish, so used little and fry one piece at a time. But if you're using more oil, add more fishes at a time for frying.
  • Tap it with fingers to remove the excess flour & bread crumbs on the fish before frying.
  • Curry leaves gives great flavor  to the dish. 

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