Clean fish from pieces and entrails, remove all fins and head. Rinse well and cut into portions.
Roll each piece of fish on all sides in flour.
Fry the fish in vegetable oil until golden brown.
Put all the pieces of fish in a pan, add onion sliced in half rings and dried garlic, you can replace the garlic with fresh.
Pepper to taste, add sour cream and warm water. Put on a small fire and simmer for 20 minutes.
Carefully transfer the finished fish to a dish and serve.
Stewed fish in sour cream is incredibly tasty, juicy and tender, any fish of different sizes is suitable for cooking this dish, but it is best to choose without bones. The meat is fragrant with a creamy note; for cooking, it is better to use dried garlic, it does not have such a pungent smell and will not be felt much like fresh in a dish. Such fish will be happy to eat even children.