Tuesday, January 8, 2013


Amritsari Fish fry





Ingredients
  • 1/2 kg Butter fish( soundale in konkani) or king fish
  • 1 cup Gram Flour/besan
  • 2tbsp Vinegar ( malt or plain)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1tsp Ajwain/carom seeds
  • 3-4tsp Red chilly powder
  • 2tsp Green chillies ( Finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 2tsp Lemon juice
  • 2tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Chat masala (optional)
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Some lemon wedges
Cooking Directions
  1. Clean,wash and make slits on fish.
  2. Then apply vinegar and a tsp of salt and leave it for 10 minutes
  3. After 10 minutes remove the fish from the vinegar and transfer it to a separate bowl.
  4. Now make a batter of besan/gram flour,curd,egg,ajwain/carom seeds,lemon juice,red chilly powder,chopped green chillies,ginger-garlic paste and salt to taste.Prepare thick batter using very little water if required .
  5. Dip all the fish in this batter,coat it well.
  6. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry the fish till golden brown and crisp
  7. Serve hot,sprinkle with chat masala(if you are using) ,coriander leaves and lemon wedges.

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