Nepali-Style Fried Fish

Maachaa Taareko

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food and Flavours from Nepal

By Jyoti Pathak

Published 2023

  • About

This is a quick and easy-to-prepare deep-fried fish recipe. The fish steaks are first rubbed with turmeric, salt, and lemon to remove any fishy smell before mixing in other spices. (For a spicier version.) Nepalese like to cook fish with the bones and skin, because this way it keeps its shape and retains flavor, but you can substitute fish fillets. Serve this on its own as a snack accompanied by a spicy chutney or as a tasty part of any lunch or dinner menu. (See also recipe for