This signature Bengali fish delicacy is a deep-fried preparation. The fish is coated in a batter of gram -flour and fried. It is a great starter for your house-parties, or you can just serve it with rice for lunch. Topse Macher Bhaja, as called in Bengali, must be crispy when served.
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Topse Fish Fry/ Mango Fish Fry
1hour 45 minutes
1. Marinate the fishes with lemon juice, salt and turmeric. Keep it aside for 60 minutes.
Take a bowl and mix gram-flour, garlic paste, ginger paste, onion paste baking soda, red chili powder, turmeric, onion seeds and salt. Add water to form a smooth batter.
Heat oil in a deep-frying pan.
Coat the marinated fishes with the batter and deep-fry in the pan.
Flip the sides of the fish, and fry until it turns golden-brown in color on both sides.
Take it out and serve it hot with your favorite sauce or dip.
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