How to make Nut Crusted Rawas with Lemon Butter Sauce -

Marinated fish pieces dipped in egg, coated with nut-breadcrumb mixture, shallow fried and served with lemon butter sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rawas fillets (रावस के फिले), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Nut Crusted Rawas with Lemon Butter Sauce

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 6

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Nut Crusted Rawas with Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe

  • Rawas fillets boneless, cut into 2 inch pieces 400 grams

  • Almonds roasted 2 tablespoons

  • pinenuts roasted 2 tablespoons

  • Pistachios roasted 2 tablespoons

  • Melon seeds (magaz) ¼ cup

  • Pumpkin seeds roasted ¼ cup

  • Lemon 1

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Semolina (suji) 1 tablespoon

  • Parmesan cheese powder ¼ cup

  • Bread crumbs ¼ cup

  • Egg beaten 1

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Fresh coriander sprigs chopped a few


Step 1

Grate the lemon peel into a small bowl to get the zest. Reserve the lemon juice in another small bowl.

Step 2

Put fish pieces in a large bowl. Add half the lemon juice, salt, crushed peppercorns and ginger-garlic paste. Mix and set aside to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 3

Blend together almonds, pinenuts, pistachios, melon seeds and pumpkin seeds into a coarse mixture. Spread the mixture on a plate.

Step 4

Add chilli flakes, semolina, parmesan cheese powder, breadcrumbs, salt and crushed peppercorns and mix.

Step 5

Take the beaten egg in a bowl, dip marinated fish pieces in it and coat with nut-breadcrumb mixture.

Step 6

Heat some oil in a non-stick pan. Place the fish pieces in it and shallow-fry, turning sides, till golden brown and evenly done on both sides.

Step 7

To make lemon butter sauce, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add remaining lemon juice and coriander leaves, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 8

Serve the fish hot with lemon butter sauce.

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