Most fishes are low in fat and rich in acids which improves mental functions and helps the immune system to fight against various diseases. It lowers the chances of heart diseases by maintaining a steady blood pressure rate. Eating fish on a regular basis reduces the risk of diseases like asthma and prostate cancer. If that’s not reason enough for you to indulge in some lip-smacking fish recipes, consider them doubling up as some easy dinner recipes for the lazy cook in you. Now interested? Read on for some fancy fish recipes which are favourites among Indian food recipes.

Masala Pomfret:


1 pomfret
2 tsp ginger
3 cloves garlic
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 lemon juice


Mix ginger, garlic, oil, red chilli, lemon juice and turmeric in a blender. Make gashes in the pomfret and apply the masala evenly. Marinate for 15 minutes. Coat it with suji on both sides and fry until it turns golden. The suji ensures the crispyness of the fish. Enjoy sinful masala pomfret.

Fish Cutlet:


For the fish:
1 small piece ginger
2 green chillies
3 cloves garlic

For the base:

Bread crumbs
1 egg
2 garlic cloves
1 small piece ginger
1 chilli
A few leaves of mint
Salt, to taste
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp saunf
1 bread slice
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 potato, boiled and mashed
2 tbsp flour, to coat


Steam the fish in a pan with water, ginger, green chillies and garlic. Mix bread crumbs, egg, garlic, ginger, green chillies, fresh mint leaves, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, slice of bread, oil and lemon juice in a blender. Add the steamed fish into the blender and grind again. Empty this mixture into a bowl and add one boiled potato. Mash this mixture well. Shape this into cutlets and coat it in some flour. Refrigerate for ten minutes and fry the cutlets. Serve piping hot.

Fish Fingers:


Fish cut into fingers
1 lemon juice
1 cup flour
2 eggs
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup popcorn


Marinate the pieces of fish with salt, pepper and lemon juice for 15 minutes. Mix the popcorn and bread crumbs in a mixture. Roll the pieces of fish in flour, egg white and finally in the popcorn-bread mixture. You could bake or fry the fish fingers according to your preference.

These heavenly fish recipes are some examples of culinary twists given to Indian food recipes. Beginners, do consider these the next time you go googling on some easy dinner recipes because they are real simple and quick.

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