TOPSE FISH FRY – Taposi Maach Bhaja  

Topse fish is small and has soft bones. This is specially dipped in the batter of besan and then deep fried. It goes well as a snack or with rice and dal and little bit of Kasundi or mustard sauce.

Serving Size: 2-3 people

Cooking Time: 60 mins


  • 1 pound of Topse fish
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Green Chillies
  • Lime
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Cumin Powder
  • Coriander Powder
  • 1 cup of Besan
  • ⅓ cup of Rice Flour
  • Baking Soda
  • Kalo Jeera
  • Posto or Poppy Seeds
  • Red Chilly Powder

Cooking Procedure:

  1. First make the paste of green chillies, ginger and garlic.
  2. Now marinate the fish with little bit of salt, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder and little bit of lime juice. Mix it well and keep it in the refrigerator for at least an hr.
  3. Now for batter add besan, rice flour, kalo jeera, posto, baking soda, red chilly powder, little bit of salt and then mix it well, Then add water and make a smooth batter.
  4. Now add white oil in a kadai and then take the fish into that batter one by one and fry it.
  5. Enjoy when done.

Serving Suggestion:

Enjoy Topse fish as an appetizer or with white rice and dal. It took about half an hour to prepare this fish fry and it’ll server about 2-3 people.

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One Response to TOPSE FISH FRY – Taposi Maach Bhaja

  1. Syeda Shanaz Pervin Naz says:

    thanks mili mam,i dint cook before,im trying with ur recipies,its a great n great help for me,who never has cooking experiences,living in usa,no mom to assist either,big thanks for special cooking closed to Bangladeshi ranna

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