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Fish Fry

Andhra Fish Fry (Andhra Chepala Vepudu)

Andhra Fish Fry is a simple, easy to make, spicy and delicious recipe. Unlike other non-vegetarian meats, fish do not need to be marinated for a long time and can also be cooked in a relatively short time.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine South Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • 2 pieces Fish
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice (optional)


  • Firstly clean and wash the fish pieces. If required, add little rock salt and curd to the fish pieces and wash.
  • Take ginger garlic paste, chilli powder, turmeric and salt in a vessel. Mix well and coat the masala over the fish pieces and set aside for 5-10mins.
  • After 10mins, place the vessel over the stove and cook the fish for 3-4 mins by covering the vessel with a lid. 
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  • After a minute or two, flip over the fish pieces and let it cook for a minute or more and switch off the flame.
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  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a frying pan. Here I am frying fish with less oil, if you want to deep fry then add more oil. 
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  • When the oil is hot enough, place the fish pieces and frying them on a medium flame for 3-4 mins.
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  • After 3mins, flip the fish pieces and fry till golden brown on both sides. 
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  • Fish fry is ready to serve. Transfer the fish piece to a serving plate and add lemon juice before serving. 
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