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Machchli Amritsari

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Machchli Amritsari

Machchli Amritsari


:Ashokji, Ashoki Da Dhaba, Punjab

Recipe Servings


Recipe Cook Time

:20 Minutes + Time to marinate

This is an easy to make Amritsari fish recipe. Fish coated in a batter and deep fried. Garnish with garam masala and lemon juice. Serve hot.


  • 1 kg singhada fish

    Salt to taste

    For the batter:

    1 cup gram flour

    2 tsp garam masala

    2 tsp cumin powder

    1 tsp red chilli powder

    Salt to taste

    1 tsp turmeric powder


    Lemon juice to taste

    Oil, for deep frying


For the batter:

In a bowl add gram flour, garam masala, cumin powder, red chilli powder, salt , turmeric powder and enough water to make the batter of coating consistency. Mix it well. The batter is ready.

For the main preparation:

Clean the fish and slice it into pieces. Then add salt and leave it for about 3 hours.

Wash off the salt and coat the fish pieces with the prepared batter.

Deep fry till it is done. Machchli Amritsari is ready to eat.

Garnish with garam masala and lemon juice.

Serve hot.

Key Ingredients: fish, gram flour, cumin seeds, turmeric, lemon juice, Salt, garam masala, red chilli, vegetable oil