Butter Fish recipe | Fish tawa fry | Fish Fry Recipe | Masala Pan Fried Fish | Fried Fish Fillets

Seafood is the all time favorite of most of us and we are always in look of new and different varieties of recipes. Fish is the most commonly used among all the seafood and is the source of many cuisines. One such recipe of the Indian cuisine is the Fried Fish – the Pan fried Fish. Traditional Fried Fish recipes are well known to all and found in most homes are restaurant menus. This recipe is my version of making a Pan fried Fish with Indian spices and cooked in butter.

Fish is a good source of protien and so a must to include item for a healthy diet. Fish is a valuable source of Omega fatty acids.

For this recipe i have opted the King Fish steak, though any kind of Fish can be used and will surely yield the same taste and flavour. The ingredients are very basic and the process is also quick and simple.

Butter Fish recipe | Fish tawa fry | Fish Fry Recipe | Masala Pan Fried Fish | Fried Fish Fillets

Dr. Saumya
One such recipe which I would always love to cook is this Pan fried Fish recipe. This is made with just simple ingredients and very simple to cook.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner, Indian cuisine, Lunch, Main Course, Non veg, seafood
Servings 3


  • 1 Tawa or Frying Pan
  • Basic cooking utensils



  • 500 gms Fish slices
  • 2 tsp Ginger powder
  • 2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Methi leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Ground pepper
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 3 tsp Fresh Lime



  • Take cleaned and sliced Fish fillet.
  • And set on a tray for marination.

For Marination

  • Take in all the spices for marination into a bowl.
  • Mix in all the spices and make a paste like consistency.
  • And then apply the marinade on both sides of the fish slices.
  • And keep to rst for 5 – 10 mins.

For Frying

  • Heat a pan at medium to low.
  • Add butter to the pan and as it melts add minced Garlic and saute.
  • Then fry the Fish on one side for 5 – 8 mins.
  • Flip to other side and again continue frying.
  • Fry on both sides will well done.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


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