An awesome snack which i made with bhetki fillet (Barramudi fish) — served with Kasundi ( mustard sauce)
Whenever I miss Kolkata — I try to make this if I get hold of the fillets —- and it act’s like a balm for me and my family —
Usually served as a starter or a snack item in Bengali cuisine —
- 500 gms of Bhetki fish (Barramundi) fillets
- 3 large onion
- 1 inch ginger
- 8 to 9 garlic cloves
- 5 to 6 green chillies
- Bread crumbs ( as required)
- 2 tbsp of lemon juice
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 cup coriander leaves paste (optional)
- Vegeable oil for frying
- Salt to taste
Wash and clean the fish fillets .
There are two steps of marination
First marination will be of only salt and lemon juice , roughly for an hour .
Meanwhile make a paste of onion, ginger , garlic, green chillies and coriander leaves (which is totally optional ).
After one hour take out the fishes and marinate with the masalas in a fresh bowl and keep it aside for 5 to 6 hours .
Take a medium-sized sized bowl and beat in the eggs , black pepper powder and some salt .
Spread the breadcrumbs on a flat plate .
Now after the coating is done , keep it on fridge for an hour in order to set the coating .