Dry roast 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp poppy seeds, 1 tsp crushed fenugreek seeds and 1 tsp sesame seeds. Now grind the roasted seeds finely and remove in a bowl.
Heat a little oil in the same pan, add in 1 chopped onion and sauté for a while.
In a bowl marinate fish fillets with ground seeds mixture, sauté onion, 1 tbsp ginger paste, ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chili powder, 1 tbsp coriander powder, 1 tbsp lemon juice, salt to taste and 2 tbsp gram flour.
Also add 1 – 2 tbsp water if needed.
Heat a little oil in a frying pan, shallow fry the marinated fish till golden brown.
Dish it out, serve hot.