Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry | How to make Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry

By Monalisa Mehrotra  |  16th Feb 2016  |  
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Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry by Monalisa Mehrotra
  • Prep Time

    20

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  • Cook Time

    10

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  • Serves

    4

    People

172

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About Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry Recipe

No doubt there is something deeply satisfying about fried stuff. Native to Amritsar in Punjab (Northern India) this spicy and tangy street food is made by coating fish in a spicy chick pea flour batter which is then deep fried. This recipe is usually served as an appetizer.

Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry

Ingredients to make Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry

  • 500 gm fish fillet (Sole or basa), cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1.5 tbsp fresh ginger-garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup besan (chickpea flour)
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup thick curd
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • oil to deep fry
  • 1 teaspoon chat masala

How to make Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry

  1. Marinate the fish in lemon juice, red chilli powder, ginger galic paste and salt. Leave it aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Now in the marinated fish, add vinegar, chick pea flour, carom seeds, egg, curd and rice flour, mix it together and adjust the salt as per taste.
  3. Heat oil in a deep frying pan. When the oil is hot enough, check by dropping a small dollop of batter, if it hits back on the surface of the oil immediately, it is ready.
  4. Deep fry these batter smeared fillets of fish until they are crispy and golden on all sides.
  5. Drain on a kitchen tissue. Place the fried fish in a serving bowl, squeeze some fresh lime juice and sprinkle with chat masala.
  6. Serve them hot with mint and yogurt chutney.

Reviews for Mouth watering Amritsari Fish Fry (8)

Antara Borah3 years ago

Mouth Watering. Will definitely try.
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Sivagami Balasubramanian3 years ago

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Arti Khanna3 years ago

chef Harpal Singh's recipe
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Anjali Singh3 years ago

sound very testy . I am going to try it. It will be a good breakfast tomorrow.
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Navjot Sidhu3 years ago

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farzana sayed3 years ago

wao wil try dis wid prawns tmrw
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Prasanthi Adabala3 years ago

good recipe
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Akshay Mehrotra3 years ago

A great lip smacking recipe....
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