Street food is the pulse of any city. Likewise, when it comes to Amritsar, Amritsari Fish Fry is one simple dish that can be found on almost all the streets in the city. In this dish, fish pieces are marinated in a host of aromatic spices, then battered and fried. The result is succulent and crunchy fish bites. Here we share a quick Amritsari Fish Fry recipe that you can easily make at home.
Amritsari Fish Fry: Lip-Smacking Street Food Recipe from Punjab
Take a bowl and add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, carom seeds, chilli powder, salt, and lime juice and Bengal gram flour. Mix all the ingredients to form a thick paste. Take the fish pieces and coat them in this mixture. Let the pieces marinate for an hour.
Take a pan and add oil in it. Once it is hot, add the fish pieces, and shallow fry them on both sides equally. Let them cook on medium heat until they turn golden and crispy. Transfer to a plate and squeeze some lemon on top before serving.
If you want to make the fish extra crispy, then you can add club soda to make the batter airy.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Which fishes can I use to make this recipe?
You can use any fish such as Cod, Salmon, Tilapia, Snapper, Sea Bass etc.
Can I use frozen fish for this recipe?
Yes. You can use frozen fish for this recipe. Make sure it is not frozen for more than a few days. However, it is best to use fresh fish.