Different Preparations of Carp

Carp is a fresh water fish and nutritious food. Every 100 gm serving of carp you will get 6 gm fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 66 mg cholesterol, 49 mg sodium, 18 gram protein, carbohydrate, dietary fiber and 0% sugar, 2% vitamin C, 4% Calcium and 6% iron. Now try out some tasty preparations with carp.

Fried Carp



To make this preparation you take that portion of carp which you can make boneless easily.

Ingredients:

•    Boneless carp, cut in small pieces
•    Onion
•    Garlic
•    Ginger
•    parsley
•    Green chili paste
•    Black pepper powder
•    Egg
•    Breadcrumbs
•    Lemon juice
•    Salt
•    Cooking oil

Preparation:

Grind onion, garlic, ginger, parsley and strain the juice. Marinate the pieces of carp in that juice. Add salt, back pepper powder and chili paste in the marinade. Marinate the fish overnight but keep the whole thing in refrigerator. Otherwise it will get spoiled. Next morning beat an egg in a container. Whip it well. Take bread crumbs on another container. Remove the fish pieces from marinade and keep them in another container. Now take one piece and soak it in egg. Take it out and apply bread crumbs over it.

Repeat the process. Do same treatment with other pieces too. When you have covered all of them with bread crumbs keep them in freezer for setting. Take out as many as you need. Pour oil in a pan and heat it. Deep fry the fish and Serve hot with salad and any drink.

Fresh Carp with Yogurt

Take fresh carp and make medium sized piece. After washing it properly rub salt on the body of the carp. Keep them for at least 15 minutes to absorb the salt. Heat oil and fry them well. In a container beat yogurt. Add nutmeg powder, cinnamon and cardamom powder. Fry onion and garlic paste in oil. Add salt and sugar and the yogurt mixture. Keep stirring. Add water and cook for at least 10 minutes. When the gravy thickens remove it from oven. It is best enjoyed with steamed rice.