by Layla suzette



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For Chilli Fish:

  • Boneless fish cubes- 300 gms

Marinate with:

  • Salt- 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste (watery)- 1/2 tsp

Batter/mix to be added to marinated fish cubes:

  • All-purpose flour/maida- 1 tbsp
  • Cornflour- 2 tbsp
  • Pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Egg white- 1
  • Salt- a pinch
  • Garlic, chopped- 5-6 cloves (2 tsp)
  • Green chilies, thinly sliced- 2
  • Spring onion chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Onion petals- 1 small white onion
  • Green pepper/capsicum cubed - 1 cup

Sauce mix:

  • Red Chilli Sauce- 2 tbsp
  • Tomato sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Soy sauce- 2 tsp
  • Vinegar- 1 tsp
  • Cornflour slurry- 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 2 tbsp water
  • Oil- for deep frying and 1 tbsp for sautéing



  • Wash and cut the boneless fish into cubes, pat dry.
  • Marinate the fish cubes with the items mentioned. Mix well and set aside for 15 mins.
  • Add the items for the batter to the marinated fish cubes and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan/wok for deep frying (180° C)
  • Fry the fish cubes in hot oil till golden. This should take around 3 mins(heat can be reduced to 160° C)
  • Don’t overcrowd the pan & fry in 2 batches.
  • Chop the garlic, spring onion whites and greens.
  • Slice the green chilies, cube the green pepper and take out petals from 1 small white onion.
  • Prepare the sauce mix.


  • Take a wok/Kadai and heat 1 tbsp of oil.
  • Add the chopped garlic and spring onion whites. Give a stir.
  • Now add the sliced green chilies, mix & sauté for 15 secs.
  • Add the green pepper & then the onion petals. Sauté on high heat for 30 secs.
  • Add the fried fish cubes, mix and keep sautéing on high heat for another 1 min.
  • Now pour in the sauce mix and mix it well to coat the fried fish pieces.
  • Add the cornflour slurry & mix it well till it dries up and coats the fish pieces.
  • Add some chopped spring onion greens, mix and serve hot.

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