Sunday, January 12, 2014

Harpal's Amritsari Macchi/Fish Amritsari

White fleshed boneless fish - 500 gm

Lemon juice - 3/4 tbsp

Red chilli powder - 3/4 tbsp

Ginger paste - 3 1/2 tsp

Garlic paste - 1 1/4 tbsp

Vinegar - 1/4 cup

Besan/chickpea flour - 3/4 cup

Carom seeds/Ajwain/Omam - 3/4 tsp

Egg - 1

Thick yogurt - 1/4 cup

Rice flour - 1 tbsp

Chaat masala - to sprinkle

Marinate fish with lemon juice, red chilli powder, ginger paste, and garlic paste. Keep this for 20-25 minutes.

Make a paste by mixing vinegar, besan, carom seeds, egg, yogurt, and rice flour. Dip the marinated fish pieces in this paste and coat it well with the paste.

Deep fry till golden brown. Serve fish fry with a sprinkling of chaat masala, good squeeze of lemon, onion rings, and coriander leaves.


  1. Wow fish with chaat and besan thats really tasty...

  2. this is really good sebeena... long time, hope all's well...

  3. This is very tempting and delicious recipe :-)

  4. My other half is a big fan of fish. And cooking it so often means I've lost ideas on what to do fish again and again. I shall try this crispy fried fish for the coming weekend. I'm sure I can use any kind of firm fish.

  5. mouth watering dish. Thanks for sharing. First time here. Nice space. Do visit mine if you find time

  6. delicious recipe ! masala and amira basmati rice is indian for spices ...... and masala is the powdered version

  7. Absolutely delicious basmati rice,classic recipe..looks divine.



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