Tawa Fish Recipe

Tawa Fish

A quick Tawa Fish recipe that requires little effort and tastes wonderful. Fish fillets cooked on a tawa (iron griddle) and does really impact on the flavor, with simple spices. A must try recipe!

Tawa Fish Recipe
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Tawa Fish Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Bushrah | Recipestable


  • 700 gm fish fillets without fat
  • 2 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon crushed red chili
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for shallow frying
  • chaat masala

For Garnishing

  • lemon wedges
  • salad leaves



  • Sprinkle salt on fish pieces.
  • Leave aside for 10 minutes then wash and strain excess water.
  • Now pour vinegar and lemon juice in a bowl.Add turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, black pepper, cumin powder, garlic paste and salt in it.
  • Mix well.
  • Put this mixture on the fish fillets. Cover and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a shallow pan for frying fish.
  • Fry fish for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Transfer into a platter. Sprinkle chaat masala over it.
  • Garnish with salad leaves and lemon wedges. Tawa Fish is ready to serve. ENJOY!!


Serving Suggestions:
Serve with date chutney.

I have also posted Crumb Fried Fish which is another easiest & tastiest version of making pulao at home. Do check it out as well.  It’s finger lickin’ good. You’ll be coming back for more. 

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