How to make Amritsari Fish Fingers - SK Khazana -

A continental dish with an Indian twist, Amritsari Fish Fingers are the perfect way to indulge when you crave some deep fried foods.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : King fish (surmai) fillets (सुरमई मछली के फिले), Lemon (नींबू)

Cuisine : Punjabi, Indian, Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Amritsari Fish Fingers - SK Khazana

Amritsari Fish Fingers - SK Khazana Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Amritsari Fish Fingers - SK Khazana Recipe

  • King fish (surmai) fillets cut into fingers 300 grams

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Salt to taste

  • Gram flour (besan) fine 2 cups

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Eggs 2

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle

  • Onion rings to serve

  • Lemon wedges to serve

  • Green chutney to serve


Step 1

Take fish fingers in a large bowl, squeeze the juice of ½ lemon, add salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Take Fine Besan in another large bowl, add, carom seeds, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add ginger-garlic paste, yogurt and break eggs into the same bowl. Whisk to make a smooth mixture.

Step 4

Add sufficient water and continue to whisk to make a thick and smooth batter.

Step 5

Add the fish fingers, mix till well coated. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 6

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the fish fingers and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle a little chaat masala over them.

Step 7

Transfer them into a serving bowl and serve hot with onion rings, lemon wedges and green chutney.

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