Ayala (Indian Mackerel) Fry Recipe2016-09-18
- Servings : 3
- Prep Time : 45m
- Cook Time : 15m
Ayala also known as Indian Mackerel is one of the most liked fishes in Kerala specially fried one. This can be eaten alone or with rice or mashed potato.
- Ayala / Indian Mackerel -3 nos (medium size)
- Red Chilly Powder -1 and 1/2 tbsp
- Turmeric - 3/4 tbsp
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 Lime
- @5 tbsp cooking oil (coconut oil preferred)
Clean the fish, wash and make slit on both side of the fish (Pic.1)
Marinate the fishes with lime juice, turmeric, fish and salt and keep it aside for 30 mins. (Pic.2)
Heat oil in a shallow pan. Slide fishes carefully, cover the pan with lid. The deepness of frying is purely according to ones own preference.
Check after 4-5 mins. especially the underside if its cooked and crispier. Turn the fish carefully to other side again cook and crisp.
Serve it hot. Can be servered with rice or mashed potato