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Amritsari Fish Recipe

Amritsari Fish is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Tuesday, 17 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • ?cup - Rice
  • 750 g - fish fillets (pomfret)
  • 2 Lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 tsp - Red Chilli powder (or as per taste)
  • 2 tsp - Cumin seed powder
  • ?tsp - chaat masala powder
  • 1 tsp - ajwain
  • few drops Orange color
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt to taste
  • To be Ground:
  • 2.5 - Ginger
  • 10 to 12 Cloves Garlic
  • few fresh Mint leaves
  • 5 Green chillies
  • How to Make Amritsari Fish:

    1. Clean and wash the fish.
    2. Apply lemon juice and salt and keep aside for 30 to 40 minutes.
    3. Wash and the soak the rice for an hour.
    4. Grind the ingredients to be ground into a fine paste.
    5. Grind the soaked rice with little water to a fine but little thick batter.
    6. Add the ground mint paste, red chilli powder, cumin seed powder, chaat masala powder, ajwain, few drops of orange colour and little salt. Mix well.
    7. Marinate the fish pieces in this batter for 40 minutes.
    8. Deep fry in hot oil on a medium flame till done and the fish is golden.
    9. Serve hot with green chutney, onion kachumbar and lemon wedges.


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