10th July 2024

Fish Chilly

Fish Chilly

This is the Indianized version of the fish chilly recipe. It can be served with Fried Rice. Follow simple steps to make this dish in no time.

Serves: A Family of Four

Prep. Time: 20 Mins.

Cooking Time: 10 to 12 Mins.


Batter Fried Boneless Fish (Click here)

Making of Fish Chilly


  • Green Bell Pepper (cut into 1 inch cubes) – 1 medium
  • Green Chillies (cut slanted) – 4 to 5 (or to your liking)
  • Spring Onion Whites (chopped) – 2
  • Spring Onion Greens (chopped fine) – 2


  • Garlic (finely minced) – 1 ½ tbsp. (18 to 20 cloves)
  • Soya Sauce – 1 ½ tbsp.
  • Green Chilly Sauce – 1 tbsp.
  • Stock cubes – 2 small (dissolved in 300 ml. hot water) OR Fish Stock – 300 ml.
  • Synthetic White Vinegar – 1 tsp. or to taste
  • Corn Flour – 1 tbsp. (dissolved in ¼ cup warm water)
  • Oil (pref. sesame) – 2 tbsp.
  • Salt – ¼ tsp. or to taste
Making of Fish Chilly

Step 1:     Heat the oil in a pan/wok suitable to make the sauce. Add the finely chopped garlic and sauté for a minute on low heat. Add the spring onion whites, capsicum and green chillies and sauté on high heat for 2 minutes.

Making of Fish Chilly

Step 2:     Add soy sauce, green chilly sauce and stir. Add the warm hot stock and bring to a boil.

Step 3:     Add white vinegar and season if required. Finally add the cornflour slurry and stir continuously on medium heat till the sauce thickens to a consistency of your choice. The sauce should look glossy.

Making of Fish Chilly

Step 4:     Add the batter fried fish. Mix lightly and switch off the heat. Sprinkle the spring onion greens.

Serve with vegetable or chicken fried rice.

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