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Start the week with some Amritsari Maachi

Updated: Mar 11, 2021

This is a special recipe shared by Poonam Ball!

Are you ready for your taste buds to get a treat? This Amritsari Maachi is delivers the most fabulous flavours from basic spices!


Fish marinade:-

550 g white fish (tilapia) cut into 2 inch pieces.

30 g garlic paste

30 g ginger paste

10 g salt

5 g Ajwain seeds

40 ml lemon juice

10 g coriander chopped

For the batter:-

100 g besan - gram flour

50 g plain flour

50 g fine semolina

1 Egg

50 g green chilli paste

50 g garlic paste

50 g ginger paste

5 g katsuri methi

15 g Ajwain seeds

7g Kashmiri chilli powder

20 g salt

20 g chopped coriander


Cut the pieces of fish with a slant cut. Mix the garlic ginger and chilli paste , salt, lemon juice, ajwain seeds and finely chopped coriander to the fish and marinate for around 30 minutes.

Heat the oil in a fryer or a deep saucepan. Mix all the ingredients of the batter and slowly add water to form a custard type consistency of batter.

Dip the fish into the batter and fry the fish for 2-4 minute or until the batter is crispy.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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