Monday, April 8, 2013

Amritsari Fish Pakora

Amritsari Fish Pakora is the famous street non vegetarian street food sold by hawkers at every corner of Amritsari street. Amritsari fish is a favourite appetizer of all the fish lovers and also the best idea for potluck party or any get together party. This is one mouthwatering and easy to prepare with available ingredients  in your kitchen. Try it once and let me know the comments.

  • Fish Fillets - 4 nos (cubed or finger shapes)
  • Vinegar (malt vinegar or rice vinegar ) - 1/2 cup
  • Besan or gram flour - 1 cup
  • Yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala -1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain) - 1 tsp
  • Egg - 1no
  • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Chat masala


  •  Clean the fillet and cut into cubes or fingers. 
  • Then marinate the fish pieces in the rice vinegar for atleast 15 minutes.
  • To prepare the batter. Combine besan, yogurt, egg, red chilly powder, garam masala, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, carom seeds and salt into one wide bowl. Mix everything well.
  • Add in fish pieces in the batter. Mix well to coat teh fish pieces well in the batter. Let it stand for another 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile heat the oil for deep frying.
  • Slowly side in the fish pieces in the hot oil and fry till the fish pieces turns into dark golden in colour on both the sides.
  • When your done with frying all the fish pieces. Sprinkle chat masala on the top and serve with some lemon wedges.


  1. Very interesting recipe so new to me, looks so attractive and must be one yummy snack no doubt

  2. Can I have that plate. looks so tempting

  3. The colour of the dish itself is very pleasing and attractive,delicios fish pakoras.

  4. oh my cant imagine completing them with ranch

  5. yum...yum...delicious looking pakoras! I would like to grab right now ;)