These fried anchovies + curry leaves from Kirthana | Theblurrylime would make an 👌🏼 cocktail party app. She says: Marinate anchovy fillets in minced ginger and garlic, chilli powder, turmeric powder, and salt with for several hours or overnight.
Heat coconut oil, for deep-frying. Dredge the anchovies in a mixture of semolina and rice flour before dropping them into the oil. Fry in batches. Afterward, fry curry leaves in the oil and scrunch them up in your hands to use them as garnish. Serve with lemon wedges.