Spicy Mackeral Fry, Indian Style

Ingredients

2 Medium sized mackerals cleaned and gutted
1 1/2 table spoon ginger, garlic paste
1 1/2 table spoon chilly powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon lemon juice or 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
salt to taste
2 tablespoon oil for frying

Method
Gut the mackeral, keep it whole and make two or three diagonal slits along its length on both the sides
Mix all the ingredients, ginger, garlic paste, chilly powder, turmeric powder, lemon juice and salt in a bowl.
Apply this marinate to the fish, making sure the marinate gets into the slits and keep aside for 10-15 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan shimmering, slide the marinated fish onto the pan and fry on a medium flame for atleast 5 minutes on both sides, make sure not to separate the skin from the fish.

Serve hot with sprinkle of lime.


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