Batter Fried Fish

Batter Fried Fish

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Starter

Type: British

These crispy batter fried fish make an excellent starter


  • Boneless kingfish (surmai), cut into bite sized pieces 250 gms
  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Club soda ½ cup
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Oil to shallow-fry
  • White vinegar (sirka) 1 tsp
  • Tartar sauce to serve


  • Take refined flour, salt and sugar in a bowl and mix well. Add club soda and whisk till you get a frothy and thick batter.
  • Keep fish pieces on a plate, sprinkle salt and black pepper over them and rub in gently.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan.
  • Dip fish pieces in batter to coat completely, place in the pan and shallow-fry on low heat, turning sides, till golden brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Pour vinegar on fried fish pieces and serve with tartar sauce.