Recipe by: Pavini Nath

Source: Family Recipe

(from the Amritsar region)

Indian Amritsari Fish

Ingredients (Marinate)

  • 500 g fish (white fish or sole fish), deboned
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp (heaped) carom seeds
  • 3 garlic cloves, made into paste
  • 1 piece ginger, made into a paste
  • ¼ tsp red food color
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 Tbsp gram flour (see photo)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 small lemons, juiced

Indian Amritsari Fish 2

Ingredients (Other)

  • Vegetable oil for deep fry
  • Chaat Masala (optional)


  • Marinate the fish (after cutting into pieces of desired size- small pieces for appetizer, larger pieces for main course) in all ingredients for 2-3 hours.
  • Deep fry in non-stick pan (with enough oil to cover the fish, can use less oil if using a skillet).
  • Sprinkle chaat masala on top, if desired.

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