Fresh gutted anchovies
Hamsi Tava is a traditional Turkish dish. It is simply delicious fried anchovies served with lemon wedges, fresh salad and onion rings.
Preparation of the anchovies
If you haven't already done so, start by gutting your anchovies. Wash and dry them thoroughly. Finally, salt them and roll them in a plate of flour. Turn them in the flour so that both sides are well covered with flour.
Cooking of fried anchovies
Heat 3 large tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan (replace as needed). Fry your anchovies covered with flour on each side for a few minutes. They are cooked when they are stiff and golden.
Your homemade Hamsi Tava is ready!
Pour your fried anchovies onto paper towels to remove excess fat. Serve immediately, as fried anchovies soften quickly. Enjoy!