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Rava Fish Fry, Mangalorean Style Rava Coated Fish Fry

Mangalorean style rava fish fry. Fish coated with home made masala and rava. Traditional fishes used for this fish fry are Bangda (English Mackerel), King fish (surmai, anjal), silver fish etc.

  • Total Time: 36 mins
  • Yield: 6-7 fried filet 1x



For the Masala Marinade

  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger
  • 1 tabespoon tamarind paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 12 tablespoon water to grind

Other Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup bombay rava (fine semolina)
  • 67 fish filet
  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil

To Serve

  • 45 lemon wedges
  • 2 sprigs chopped coriander leaves


  1. Grind the garlic, ginger, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and tamarind paste to a smooth marinade. Add very little water ( a tablespoon at a time) while grinding.
  2. Make gashes on the fish and apply the masala liberally on both sides of the fish.
  3. Spread rava on a plate and dredge the masala coated fish with rava.
  4. Let the coated fish marinate for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat 3 tablespoon of coconut oil in a pan and shallow fry the fish on a medium flame. Fry for 3 minutes on each side.
  6. Remove and drain on paper towels. Serve with lemon wedges and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 mins
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: South Indian
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