Chapala Vepudu (Deep Fried King Mackerel) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 sear fish (Indo-Pacific King mackerel)
  • 4 teaspoons oil
  • 3 teaspoons green chillies, chopped
  • Curry leaves to taste
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Masala:*
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 teaspoons rice flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons corn flour
  • 4 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
How to cook Chapala Vepudu (Deep Fried King Mackerel):
  • In a bowl mix together all masala ingredients.
  • Clean and wash King mackerel and slice it into pieces.
  • Marinate the King mackerel with above masala and keep aside for 1hour.
  • Deep fry the King mackerel and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in the pan and add green chillies, curry leaves and onions. Saute till onion turns pink.
  • Add red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, lemon juice and prepared King mackerel.
  • Toss the King mackerel in the onion and chilli masala.
  • Chapla Vepudu is ready to eat. Garnish with lemon and onion slices and serve hot.

Notes:

The Chapala Vepudu (Deep Fried King Mackerel) recipe is from an Andhra Pradesh cuisine. Andhra Pradesh is the largest state in Southern India.

Comments:

*Masala (also transliterated as "massala") is a term used in Indian cuisine and to describe a mixture of many spices, which are mixed into a sauce when used in a dish.

This recipe for Chapala Vepudu (Deep Fried King Mackerel) serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Chapala Vepudu (Deep Fried King Mackerel) recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Mackerel (more Mackerel recipes)
Preparation Method: Deep Fried (more Deep Fried recipes)
Cuisine: Indian (more Indian recipes)

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