December 4, 2016

Basa Fish & Basil Rice

Basa fish & Basil rice is a tasty, yummy and quick rice prepared especially for kids with a minimal spicy level. The basa fish is coated with a flour along with a dried basil leaves and deep fried in an oil is further added to the scrambled eggs and tossed with the rice. The addition of flavoured butter instead of using oil or regular cooking butter enhances the flavour of rice. The preparation method of this recipe is quite simple yet flavourful. The spicy level mentioned in this recipe is according to kids, so adjust the quantity of pepper powder according to one's taste bud. Variations can also be done, by adding veggies or .  This delicious rice goes perfect with any varieties of veg or non veg manchurian.

Ingredients :

1 1/2 Cups Basmati Rice, Cooked
2 Tbsp Oil or Butter
3 Eggs
1/2 Tsp Dried Oregano herbs
1/2 Tsp Chicken powder ( Optional )
1/4 Tsp Pepper powder 
Salt to taste
Few Basil leaves

For Fried Fish :

1 Basa Fish Fillet, Cut into Small pieces
1 1/2 Tbsp All purpose Flour / Maida
1 Tbsp Corn flour
1/4 Tsp Dried Basil leaves
Salt to taste
1/4 Tsp Pepper powder

Method :

Take a fish pieces in a small bowl and add all purpose flour followed by corn flour, dried basil leaves, pepper powder and salt.

Mix well until the flour gets coated on fish and deep fry them in batches until crispy.

Once done, remove from the flame and keep aside.

Heat butter or oil in a pan and add eggs.

Scramble the eggs and add the fried fish pieces followed by the cooked rice.

Add chicken powder followed by dried oregano, pepper powder and the required amount of salt.

Gently mix well without breaking the rice and few basil leaves.

Toss well and serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve with any varieties of Manchurian.


  1. wow what a recipe:)full of flavors

  2. A very new combination with wonderful flavours, this is such a chef work Priya..