Chilli Fish


1/2 kg fish pieces, cut into cubes ( I used kingfish pieces)
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp soy sauce
1/4 cup plain flour or maida
1/4 cup cornflour
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 tsp garlic, chopped
3 green chillies, chopped
2 tbsp celery chopped
3 big onions, chopped
1 big capsicum, chopped
1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 cup water
3 tbsp chilli sauce
pinch red color (optional)
1/2 tsp sugar


  1. Clean the fish pieces and marinate it with pepper powder, soy sauce and salt and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, add plain flour, cornflour, egg and salt and prepare a thick batter adding little water.
  3. Add marinated fish pieces in the prepared batter and fry it in the hot oil till golden brown and keep it aside.
  4. Heat another pan and add little oil used for frying fish and saute chopped garlic, green chillies and celery for a minute.
  5. Add chopped onions and saute till soft, then add chopped capsicum and saute for a minute.
  6. Add chilli powder and stir well.  Then add 2 cup water and when it starts to boil, add chilli sauce, red colour, sugar and salt and mix well.
  7. Add fried fish pieces and mix well.
  8. Mix 1-2 tbsp cornflour in 1/4 cup water and add this to the pan and bring to a boil. Garnish with spring onions and serve hot..
Recipe Source: Magic Oven


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