How to make Barta Meen -

Lightly marinated fried fish

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : King Fish, Malt Vinegar (माल्ट विनेगर / सिरका )

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Barta Meen

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Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Barta Meen Recipe

  • King Fish cut into 1 inch thick slices 2 medium

  • Malt Vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to shallow fry

Method

Step 1

Marinate fish slices with malt vinegar, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt for twenty to twenty five minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a non stick pan and shallow fry the fish slices till golden and crisp on the outside.

Step 3

Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Serve hot.

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