Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Amritsari Fish Fry

Amritsari Fish Fry

Amritsari fish fry is a popular street food. These crispy batter fried fish can be served as an appetizer/ starter.  You can use any type of fish for this recipe. Cut it into thin slices or into strips if you like it   crispy.

Fish- 1 lb
Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Cumin powder- a pinch
Ginger garlic paste- 1 1/2 tsp
Malt vinegar- 1 tbs
Chat masala -1/2 tsp
Kasuri methi- a pinch
Salt to taste

For the batter
Besan/ chickpeas flour- 1 cup
Rice flour- 1 tbs
Yogurt- 1 tbs
Egg white- 1 (optional)
Ajwain - a pinch
Chilly powder-  1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
salt to taste
Oil for frying

 Clean and cut fish into desired shape. Make a paste of chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder,ginger garlic paste, kasuri methi, salt and malt vinegar. Marinate the fish with this paste and set aside for half an hour.
Make a thick batter with besan flour, rice flour, yogurt, chilly powder, turmeric powder and ajwain seeds and half cup of water.
Heat oil in a pan. Dip fish slices in the batter and deep fry in batches. Fry for 4-5 minutes in medium flame till all sides are crispy and golden brown. Drain into paper towels. Sprinkle with chaat masala and serve immediately.

Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. wow.batter coated fish fry looks tasty

  2. Love the thick coating... looks so tempting!

  3. This looks so tempting! Wish I could have some!


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