Catla fish fry recipes

Fish Moilee ( Kerala Style Recipe )

Fish Moilee ( Kerala Style Recipe )

The native population uses mostly King fish, seer fish or even pomfret for this recipe but I choose to go with a Rohu or a Bhakura (Catla) given my eastern preferences
Ayala Meen Varuval - Chettinadu Style Fry

Ayala Meen Varuval - Chettinadu Style Fry

You can try the same method for any fish varieties like Vanjaram, Koduvai, Rohu, Catla etc. Fry both the sides till fish turns golden brown and crispy
Chettinad Fish Curry

Chettinad Fish Curry

The fish curries in Odisha are usually done with river fish like Rohu, Catla or Mirkali ( a golden version of Rohu ) which have a different texture and smell as compared to sea fish like the Seer fish
Salem Style Fish Curry / Meen Kuzhambu

Salem Style Fish Curry / Meen Kuzhambu

You can try this curry with Rohu, Catla (Katla), Viral meen (Butter fish / Murrel) etc. I do not cook Fish Curry often, since my husband prefers FishFry
Amritsar Machli

Amritsar Machli

Amritsar Machli (FishFry in Amritsar Style)Crispy and Spicy FishFry with Amritsar StyleIngredients

Fish N Lentil Chowder (Dal Machh)

Fry onions in the remaining oil til lightly golden. Lightly fryfish heads in 2 tbsp oil and keep aside. Add fish heads and boil for 5 minutes. 1/2 kg fresh water fish head (appr. 2 large, Rohu or Catla)