Amritsari Fish

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Nov. 07, 2013

Here is a mouth-watering snack straight from the streets of Amritsar.


White fish fillet 250 Gram , cut into medium sized chunks
Vegetable oil 1 Liter (For deep frying)
For the marinade
Black pepper powder 1 Teaspoon
Juice of lemon 1/2
Salt To Taste
For the batter
Gram flour 100 Gram
Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
Garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
Carom seeds 2 Teaspoon (Ajwain)
Red chili powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Chili flakes 2 Teaspoon (Optional)
Baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Iced water 100 Milliliter



1. Wash and cut the fish fillets into medium sized chunks.

2. In a bowl, place fish and marinade it with lemon juice, salt, and black pepper powder. Mix well and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.


3. In another bowl, combine gram flour, ginger paste, garlic paste, carom seeds, red chili powder, chili flakes, baking powder, salt, and iced water. Mix well and make sure the batter is neither too thick nor too loose.

4. Coat the marinated fish pieces with the batter and deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. Take the fish pieces out on a kitchen towel.


5. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 788Calories from Fat 506

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g87.7%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 435 mg18.13%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 35 g70%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet