Jun 26, 2015

Amristari Fish Pakora Recipe / Amristari Fish Fry Recipe

During our last trip to amristar, this is one dish which is very famous over there and we ordered it quite a few times as well. it is really really tasty. We loved it so much, that i wanted to recreate it at home..Finally i tried it few days back and it turned out perfect..This pakora is so easy to make, you just few ingredient to put together and finally you get a plate of crispy crunchy pakoras..The main flavouring for this pakoras are ajwain which is also known as carom seeds..So dont skip to add those..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 3 to 5 mins
Serves : 3 to 4


Fish - 10 to 12 pieces ( boneless, white fleshed fish)

Chilli Powder - 2 tsp ( i used half kashmiri chilli powder)
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Carom Seeds / Ajwain Seeds / Omam - 1/2tsp
Gram Flour / Besan / Kadalai Mavu - 2 .5 tblspn
Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu - 1.5 tblspn
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 2 tsp
Vinegar or Lemon Juice - 1 tblspn
Curd / Yogurt - 2 tblspn
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Chat Masala Powder for sprinkle over fish


Take all the ingredients except oil in a bowl and mix well.

Heat oil for deep frying. Drop in fish and fry till golden.

Drain onto some paper towel. 

Sprinkle with chat masala powder.

Serve hot.

Take all your ingredients

you need some boneless fish pieces

add little salt

add little ginger garlic paste

in goes some chilli powder and turmeric powder..I used half kashmiri chilli powder and half regular chilli powder

add in ajwain seeds / carom seeds

add in vinegar or lemon juice

now add in gram flour / besan

and some rice flour and corn flour 

in goes some curd / yogurt

mix really well

fry this in hot oil

fry till golden

drain on to some paper towel..

then i kept on frying more fishes

and more...

finally i sprinkle chat masala all over it

Serve hot..

Crispy hot fish pakoras anyone!


  1. Hai aarthi,
    I like ur recipes. I've one doubt about making cake in microwave. Coz my microwave have some options like:
    Keep warm/convection
    Micro + convection
    Grill + micro
    Its onida.
    Can also tell me the bake mode of buns. Please.

  2. @Anonymousyou have to make cakes and buns in microwave + conv

  3. Hi aarthi. Nice recipe. Ur awesome cook

  4. @Anonymousgo to blogger.com. every other is easy

  5. @Aarthi
    Thank you for your reply a Aarthi

  6. Hi whether we have to keep this fish mixing for 1 hr resting time?

  7. @sabarishif you want you can keep it for 1 hour, else dont need

  8. wat is dis corn flour??? is it makki kaa aata????

  9. @Sarbjeetno corn flour is different from makki ka aata..it is white in colour also known as cornstarch

  10. Hi arthi can u suggest some fish that can be used..i tried paarai fish..the fish was bit smelly.

  11. I tried this recipe today. It came out well.very delicious ..keep up the good work aarthi. proud of u friend.

  12. Hi , milk products with fish is not advisable... Can this be excluded while preparing this. Happy to see ur post on recipes

  13. @Anonymous I think when it is cooked it is safe, because many recipes use it..And u can skip that too

  14. It's a myth, misconception. There s nothing harmful in mixing milk puts with seafood.

  15. Yummy yummier yummiest... Tummy happy happier happiest

  16. Im going to try this on my day off, ur end result looked amazing, great job arthi


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