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Hamsi Tava

Hamsi Tava

Course Main Course
Cuisine Turkish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 125 kcal


  • 1 kg Fresh Anchovies
  • 1 cup corn flour
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges


  1. First, clean the Anchovies and then rinse them well and set aside. Sprinkle the salt on the Anchovies.

  2. Pour the corn flour on the counter and coat the Anchovies well. Repeat until you coat all anchovies.

  3. Pour the olive oil into a large frying pan or double side frying pan and heat the oil at medium heat. (Double side frying pan is best for frying Anchovies).

  4. Fry anchovies in it for two minutes until they get golden and transfer on a paper towel to get the access olive oil from the fried Anchovies.

  5. Serve with lemon wedges.