Fried Mackerel (Fried Ayala)

Ingredients for Fried Mackerel (Fried Ayala):

1. Mackerel (Ayala) – 1 kg

2. Chilli powder – 1 big spoon

    Pepper powder – ½ small spoon

    Mustard – ¼ small spoon

    Shallots – 12

    Garlic – 8 cloves

    Ginger – 1-inch piece

    Salt – For taste

3. Oil – For frying

4. Vermicelli fried/onion rings mixed with salt and vinegar – To decorate

How to prepare Fried Mackerel (Fried Ayala)?

1. Clean fish, remove spines and spread it on a plate.

2. Mix together ingredients no: 2 and marinate fish pieces.

3. Allow it to rest for a while and then deep fry in hot oil till they turn crispy.

4. Serve them in a plate. Decorate using fried vermicelli or onion rings.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, February 15-29, 2020

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