Fish Fry (Meen Kaidina)
Fish Fry (or Meen Kaidina), when made with Tilapia fillets, makes for a great after-school snack that you can cook in 30 minutes!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 1 pound Catfish / Mackerel / Pomfret / Tilapia
- 1/2 lime juice squeezed out
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- salt to taste
- 4 tablespoons Oil
- 1/2 cup fine sooji / rawa / semolina
Cut the fish into the desired size.
Prepare the marinade – Mix chili powder, lemon juice,turmeric powder and salt.
Add the fish and mix well. Marinate it for 30 minutes,if possible,
Heat the oil in a medium sized pan on medium heat and take one piece of a fish at a time and roll into the sooji until it is fully coated with sooji on all sides.
Tap off the excess sooji off the fish and place it in the pan.[Note: You can fry multiple pieces at the same time but do not overcrowd the pan]
Fry each side for 5 minutes and serve hot.
Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 428mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 995IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.8mg