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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Amritsari Machli | Batter Fried Fish



Ingredients:

500 gms boneless fish cubes (Hammour)

Marinade:
2 tbsp lemon juice
3 tsp chilli powder (according to ones taste)
2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 tsp ajwain crushed (carum seeds)
1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder
3 tbsp besan (chickpea flour) 
1 tbsp maida (plain flour)
Salt to taste
Few drops of orange red colour

Chat masala to sprinkle
3 cups oil for deep frying

Method:

  • Wash the fish and pat dry on a kitchen towel.
  • In a glass bowl combine all the ingredients of marinade to make a smooth paste with sticky texture.
  • Use drops of water if required.
  • Add fish pieces to it and mix well and set aside in a refrigerator for 30 min to 1 hr.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan.
  • Fry the pieces in batches till crispy and cooked.(10 min on each side).
  • Drain on a kitchen towel. Sprinkle lemon juice and chaat masala and serve hot.

5 comments:

  1. I ALWAYS SAW THIS DISH ON TV IN WEDDING SHOWS , NEVER GOT THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRY IT , TODAY I TRIED THIS AND REALLY LOVED THE FISH .... EVEN THE KIDS LOVED IT

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  2. Could I replace ajwain by thym ? thanks

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    1. Oregano is more closer in flavor to ajwain.

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  3. hi can i marinate this freeze nd then bake after a few days?

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    1. Hajira I would suggest not to freeze marinated fish as it looses its freshness. Always marinate fish after defrosting it.

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