How to Make Loita/ Lote Maach Fry

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Nov 3, 2022


How to Make Loita Lote Maach Fry

How to Make Loita/ Lote Maach Fry / Crispy Lotte Fry / Bombay duck Fry

How to Make Loita Lote Maach Fry

It is a little difficult to fry Fresh Bombay duck /Lote fish, because of its softness. The fish is full of water, so you cannot fry lote fish like other fish. Before cooking lote fish you have to take some precautions. You have to make the fish dry by rubbing it with a kitchen towel and too deep into the flour to make it drier, this is How to Make Loita/ Lote Maach Fry.

Equipment used

  1. Mixing bowl
  2. Frying pan
  3. Spatula

Ingredients

  1. Lote fish-500 gm
  2. Lemon Juice-2 tbsp
  3. All-purpose flour/Maida-1 cup
  4. Corn flour-1/2 cup
  5. Baking soda-1/4 tbsp
  6. Turmeric powder-1/2 tbsp
  7. Roasted cumin powder-1/2 tbsp
  8. Red chili powder-1/2 tbsp
  9. Oil-1 cup
  10. Salt to taste

How to Make Loita/ Lote Maach Fry / Crispy Lotte Fry / Bombay duck Fry

Clean and wash the lote fish

Loita Maach Fry step1

Cut the head and wash, and then add the lemon juice

Loita Maach Fry step2

Add salt and rub the fish well, and keep them aside for at least 15 minutes

Loita Maach Fry step3

Now transfer the fish to another plate (without water/marinated lemon juice)

Loita Maach Fry step4

Now sprinkle 2 tbsp corn flour over the fish to make their surface rough, to hold the batter well

Loita Maach Fry step5

To make a batter, take a mixing bowl, and add I cup of all-purpose flour

Loita Maach Fry step5A

Add half a cup of corn flour

Loita Maach Fry step5B

Now add salt and baking powder

Loita Maach Fry step5C
Loita Maach Fry step5D

Then add roasted cumin powder, turmeric powder, and red chili powder

Loita Maach Fry step5E
Loita Maach Fry step5F

Add little water

Loita Maach Fry step5G

And make a smooth and little thick batter

Loita Maach Fry step5H

The batter should not be too tight consistency (should be like dosa batter)

Loita Maach Fry step5I

Now heat oil in a pan, and let the oil to come into smoky point

Loita Maach Fry step6

Then dip the fish in the batter and slowly add the fish and deep fry them

Loita Maach Fry step7
Loita Maach Fry step8
Loita Maach Fry step9

Once fried on one side, and then turn them to another side to fry well both the sides

Loita Maach Fry step10

Fry them till they become crispy and brown in color

Loita Maach Fry step11

Same way fry all the fish and then transfer them to a serving plate and serve hot.

Loita Maach Fry step12

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How to Make Loita Lote Maach Fry

How to Make Loita/ Lote Maach Fry

It is a little difficult to fry Fresh Bombay duck /Lote fish, because of its softness. The fish is full of water, so you cannot fry lote fish like other fish. Before cooking lote fish you have to take some precautions. You have tomake the fish dry by rubbing it with a kitchen towel and too deep into theflour to make it drier.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course fish
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 2
Calories

Equipment

  • mixing bowl
  • fry pan
  • Spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 500 gm Lote fish
  • 1 cup All purpose flour/maida
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup Corn flour
  • 1/4 tbsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tbsp  turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 cup oil
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • Clean and wash the lote fish
  • Cut the head and wash, and then add the lemon juice
  • Add salt and rub the fish well, and keep them aside for at least 15 minutes
  • Now transfer the fish into another plate (without water/marinate lemonjuice)
  • Now sprinkle 2 tbsp corn flour over the fish to make their surface rough, to hold the batter well
  • To make a batter, take a mixing bowl, and add 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Add half a cup corn flour
  • Now add salt and baking powder
  • Then add roasted cumin powder, turmeric powder, and red chili powder
  • Add little water
  • And make a smooth and little thick batter
  • The batter should not be too tight consistency (should be like dosa batter)
  • Now heat oil in a pan, and let the oil to come into smoky point
  • Then slowly add the fish and deep fry them
  • Once fried on one side, and then turn them to another side to fry well boththe sides
  • Fry them till they become crispy and brown in color
  • Same way fry all the fish and then transfer them to a serving plate and serve hot.

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