Marinate the bhetki fillets with lemon juice, black pepper and salt, keep aside for 15 minutes or so.
Blitz the onion, garlic, ginger, green chilies and coriander leaves to a fine paste.
Smear the paste evenly on the fish fillets,. Keep aside for at least 3-4 hours, even better overnight.
Set up your assembly line, left to right :-)
Take the plain flour on a flat dish.
Break the eggs in a big bowl, add a generous pinch of salt and pepper, whip well.
On a third plate, spread the bread crumbs evenly. Season the crumbs with salt and black pepper.
Now start assembling the fish fries.
First, roll the marinated fillets lightly on the flour, dust the excess gently.
Next dip the floured fillet in the egg wash.
Lastly, transfer to the plate with bread crumbs, coat the fillets well.
Press each fillet gently to ensure it is coated evenly on all sides. Shake off any extra crumbs. Keep aside.
Repeat the process for all the fillets.
Heat the oil in a deep frying pan, fry the fillets one by one till golden. Keep aside on a kitchen towel.