Oil for pan frying.
3/4 tsp red chilli powder[ or more/less ]
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tbsp vegetable oil or coconut oil
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
Optional: 1 tsp dried onion powder
1tsp dried garlic powder
Mix all the ingredients into a smooth paste.
Cut the fish into 1/2 inch thick 'cutlets',
Marinate with the simple spice mix paste, cover and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
I have followed the pan fry method. Pan fry on each side for about 4-5 minutes until golden brown.
Drain and serve with lime wedges, red onion slices and fried curry leaves.