A trip to Amritsar is not complete without trying the local delicacies. Amritsari food is hugely popular, not just in Punjab but all over the country. Amritsari cholley kulche is something we all love. The richness of curries and deep-set bold flavours in the meats and veggies, give a certain edge to Amritsari food. Although, chicken and mutton dishes are more popular in Punjab when it comes to non-vegetarian food, this Amritsari macchi is no less when it comes to Amritsari cuisine, specifically. It is amazing in taste, and if it is made Amritsari-style, it is spicy and flavourful too.
The recipe video of Amritsari macchi gives step-by-step instructions to make this electrifying fish dish at home. First, marinate King fish in thick curd suffused with common Indian spices. Then, fry the fish in a pan till it turns golden brown. Make sure it is crispy on the outside. Don't forget to garnish it with a bunch of fresh coriander leaves. Serve it with green chutney and lemon wedges or slices.
Bite into the crunchy crust of fish to find succulent and silky fish inside. The fried fish dish is excellent to serve as appetiser. Better still, you could even pair it with rice and chutney, or naan and chutney for a complete meal. A glass of chilled lassi will round off your delicious and flavourful Punjabi meal.
Watch the recipe video of Amritsari Macchi here:
(Also Read: How To Make Restaurant-Style Amritsari Chole At Home)
Amritsari Macchi Recipe:
300 gm King fish, cut into pieces
2 tbsp, thick curd
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp oil
Slice of lemon
Salt to taste
1. Marinate the pieces of fishes with thick curd, chili powder, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder.
2. In a pan, heat oil. Place the marinated pieces of fish into the pan and sauté on each side for 5minutes.
3. Take it out onto the plate.
4. Garnish with fresh coriander.
5. Serve it with green chutney and a slice of lemon on the side.
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