Machli amritsari ( amritsari fish fry )

Main Dish
5 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
Fish: 1 kg

Besan ( g flour ) : 50 g

Salt: to taste

Ginger - garlic paste: 25 g

Ajwain : 1 teaspoon

Lime juice: 1 tablespoon

Curd- 1 tablespoon

Chilly powder: 1 tablespoon

Chopped coriander leaves: 2 teaspoon

Oil for frying

Chat masala: to taste( for serving )


  • Cut fish into cubes (without bones) and wash well. Drain out water completely.
  • Mix together besan, chilly powder, ginger-garlic paste,curd, lime juice, ajwain, salt and make a batter. (Do not add water ).
  • Dip the fish into the batter and keep aside for an hour.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Deep fry the fish till half done. Take it out for 5 minutes and put it back in oil and fry it fully.
  • Serve the fish with some chat masala on top and garnish with salad made of onion, tomato and limejuice / tomato sauce.


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