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Amritsari Fish

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This mouth watering fried fish prepared with lot of spices is a popular street food of Amritsar.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Preparation Time :16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Amritsari Fish

Main Ingredients

King fish (surmai) fillets, Gram flour (besan)

Cuisine

Punjabi

Course

Starter

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Calories

658

Carbohydrates

20.7

Protein

63.4

Fat

35.2

Fibers

Calcium: 1135

Ingredients

  • King fish (surmai) fillets cut into fingers
    600 grams
  • Gram flour (besan)
    1 cup
  • Red chilli powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Carom seeds (ajwain)
    1 teaspoon
  • Ginger paste
    2 tablespoons
  • Garlic paste
    2 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon
  • Oil
    to deep fry
  • Egg
    1
  • Chaat masala
    1 teaspoon
  • Lemons cut into wedges
    2

Method

Step 1


Take the fish fingers in a bowl. Add red chilli powder, salt, carom seeds, ginger paste, garlic paste, lemon juice, gram flour and mix well. Set aside. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2


Break an egg into the fish mixture and mix. Put the fingers, a few at a time, into the hot oil and deep fry till almost done.

Step 3


Drain and place on an absorbent paper. Deep fry again just before serving till golden and crisp.

Step 4


Drain and place on an absorbent paper. Serve hot, sprinkled with chaat masala and lemon wedges.

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