20 Types of Delicious Fish Fries


1.Fried Catfish

Fried Catfish is a delightful healthy dish which is rich in nutrients. The ingredients for making this dish include flour, catfish pieces, bread crumbs, chili powder, salt, and oil. One can also marinate the fish before frying it. At a medium flame, one can fry the fish in the pan. One can serve it during lunch or dinner.


2.Kerala Style Fish Fry

In Kerala Style Fish Fry, the Keralites use their special ingredients which brings a unique flavor and richness to taste. They also use coconut oil that makes it an exotic dish.  They call it as “Meen Varuthathu”. To the marinated fish, they add masala and deep-fry it until it becomes golden brown.


3.Spicy Fried Fish

One can choose any fish and marinate it in lemon juice overnight in the refrigerator. The next day, all the necessary ingredients are added to the fish pieces, then shallow fried in the pan of oil. Here, the masalas play an important part in bringing out the richness of flavor. One can add garam masala, chili powder, coriander powder, yogurt, and mustard seeds. It tastes delicious.


4.Cornmeal Fish Fry

Cornmeal Fish Fry is a healthy fish fry. People coat it with the flour and cornmeal. The ingredients for this recipe includes milk, salt, oil, lemon juice, black pepper powder, and garlic powder. They deep-fry it until the outer cover turns brown and serve with Rice during lunch and dinner. It takes around 20 mins to prepare this dish.


5.Battered Fish Fry

This delicacy is famous for its unique taste which comes out through the different set of ingredients. People make this batter from egg, masala if needed, all-purpose flour, garlic powder, and paprika. They mix everything properly, and apply the batter to the fish before deep frying. It is delicious. People serve this with sauce or Mayonnaise.


6.Bangda Fish Fry

Bangda Fish is one of the healthiest fish of all. It has plenty of omega-3 fatty acids in it which helps in curing various deficiencies and eliminates health issues. Bangda fish fry can be prepared in several ways depending on the person’s choice. One can serve it with rice or other items while having the meal.


7.Crispy Pan Fried Fish

People prepare Crispy Pan Fried Fish from any white fish. The most commonly used fishes are Herring, Mackerel, Sardine, Tilapia, and cod. They prepare the batter first, then apply this to the fish pieces. They dip the pieces into the bread crumbs or rawa, and put in deep frying until it becomes golden brown.


8.Mandeli Fish Fry (Goan Style)

People make Mandeli Fish fry in different ways. The Goan style of Mandeli fish fry includes red chili powder, pepper powder, coconut milk, egg, salt, and oil. They marinate the fish with lemon juice overnight and apply the masala paste over it. They dip it into the rawa for crispiness and deep-fry it.


9.Amritsari Fish Pakora

People chose the fish of their choice. They cut it into small pieces. They marinate it in lemon juice overnight so that it absorbs the tanginess of lemon. They prepare the batter which includes chili powder, garam masala if required, ginger-garlic paste, yogurt, and egg. They mix these pieces well with the batter and deep-fry it. They make it like small pakora and serve it with sauce. It tastes delicious.


10.Bengali Fish Fry

Bengali’s are one of the many fish lovers. Fish is one of their staple diets. People make fish fry from fishes like Mackerel, sardine, cod, and tuna. They add masala, ginger-garlic paste, corn flour, mint powder, chili paste, salt, and oil. They deep-fry the fish pieces and serve with other meal items.


11.Chettinad Fish Fry

Chettinad is a place in Andhra Pradesh. This city is famous for many delicacies in veg as well as non-veg. Among them is the Chettinad Fish Fry which is well known for its rich taste and flavor. It is delicious and served as a starter or with Rice and Gravy. People here use Surmai fish as it tastes good and has several health benefits.


12.Restaurant Style Masala Fish Fry

In Restaurant Style Masala Fish Fry, people prepare the masala in a different way from the plain fish fry. They take all the spices, garam masala, ginger-garlic paste, coriander leaves, mint leaves, turmeric powder, tamarind paste, and mix it well. They marinate the fish and add masala to it and put the fish for frying in a pan. It tastes delicious.


13.Masala Fried Pomfret

Pomfret is rich in Vitamins and Omega acids. It is little expensive but delicious. They prepare the masala for the fish pieces after keeping them for marination. Fish is cut into pieces or the entire fish is fried in the pan. People serve it with Rice and other gravy or sauce.


14.Besan Fish Fry

People make the Fish fry batter from besan or the gram flour. Gram flours are good for health. People roast the gram flour first and then marinate the fish for few hours or overnight as per convenience. They mix the masala with the besan powder, and dip the fish pieces into it and fry in the oil. It is mouth-watering and can be served with Rice or as a starter.


15.Fish sticks

Fish Sticks are available in packed containers which are processed in factories. They contain the fish meat in the form of sticks. The only thing left for us to do is, just take the fish stick and dip in the masala or bread crumbs and deep-fry it. It tastes delicious and people serve it with tomato sauce or mayonnaise.


16.Thai Style Deep Fried Fish

Thai Style Deep Fried Fish is one of the Thai Cuisine styles. The ingredients include any fish, tamarind pulp, coriander leaves, lemon, chili, ginger-garlic paste, and oil. People coat the fish with the spices and deep-fry it until the outer skin turns golden brown.  They use lemon, potato slices, and mint leaves for garnishing.


17.Black Pepper Fish Fry

Black Pepper Fish Fry is one of the South-Indian cuisine styles. People marinate the fish in the pepper powder along with lemon juice, turmeric powder, and salt. They prepare the masala to apply on the outer coating of the fish as well as fill it inside to enhance its taste so that it absorbs the spices in. They put the fish pieces on the frying pan. It tastes good.


18.Fish Cutlets

Fish Cutlets are one of the non-veg starters that people serve in parties and occasions. They make fish cutlets by taking the fish meat and mash them into small tikki shape. One can also add little pepper powder to the mixture. They prepare the batter with the necessary ingredients, and the cutlet is shallow deep-fried until the outer cover turns golden brown.


19.Popcorn-crusted fish fingers

Fish fingers are the chopped pieces of fish that contain only the flesh of the fish. People collect these pieces together. The ingredients include Popcorn crusted, any type of fish, masala, oil, salt, egg, and yogurt. They mix everything properly. They immerse the fish pieces in the batter, and then apply a final coating of the popcorn crust on it. They put it for deep-frying and serve hot with Mayonnaise.


20.Fish Koliwada

The name of this delicacy comes from the place named Koliwada in Maharashtra. Koliwada means Fishermen’s area. Here, majority people are indulged in fishing. They have their style of making Fish Fry. Its ingredients include any fish, turmeric powder, salt, gram flour, mango powder, ajwain, ginger-garlic paste, and chili powder. They serve it as a starter as well as in the main course along with the Rice or Roti.