Masala Fish and Chips

Masala Fish and Chips

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

30 mins


For Masala Fish

  • 500g Basa Fish Fillet, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tsp Rajah Haldi Ground Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Rajah Chilli Powder
  • 2 tbsp of cornflour
  • 2 tbsp Semolina (Rava)
  • ¼ tsp white pepper
  • 1 egg
  • Salt

For Spice Paste:

  • 1 tbsp Rajah Fish Masala
  • 5 bird’s eye chillies
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 curry leaf stalks
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp evaporated milk

For the Mayo:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • Dash of Tabasco

For Masala Chips:

  • 500g potatoes, peeled and cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp Rajah Chaat Masala
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Oil for deep fry


  1. Combine all the masala fish ingredients to create a marinade, and set aside for 20 minutes, making sure the fish is well coated.
  2. Once marinated, heat some oil in a pan and shallow fry the marinated fish. Set aside.
  3. In another pan, heat the butter and fry the garlic until fragrant. Add the bird’s eye chillies and curry leaves. Keep on a low heat and fry for another minute.
  4. Add the Rajah Fish Masala, evaporated milk, salt and sugar. Season to taste.
  5. Once the mixture starts to thicken, add in the fried fish.
  6. Gently stir to keep the fish together.
  7. Now for the Masala Chips! Add all of your dry ingredients into a zip-lock bag and shake well. Heat the oil and fry the chips until they’re golden brown and crispy.
  8. Serve the fish alongside the chips and rosemary mayo. Garnish with coriander and a squeeze of lemon!