Amritsari Fish Fry Recipe

Amritsari Fish Fry is a wonderful dry fish made with a spicy masala that is coated over the fish and shallow fried till it is roasted well. It also makes a great appetizers for your parties which you can serve along with a Nutralite Achari Mayo as a dip by the side.

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Amritsari Fish Fry Recipe
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Amritsar Fish Fry Recipe is a wonderful dry fish made with a spicy masala that is coated over the fish and shallow fried till it is roasted well. It is a popular street food that many people would love to try it out at their place.

Here we have used seer fish to make this recipe but, you can also use any flat fish of your choice to bring out a different flavor, Fish is a very good source of protein and it is this is the best way to add it into your diet as it uses less oil to cook the fish.

Serve the Amritsari Fish Fry Recipe as a an appetizer along with Nutralite Achari mayo and Nutralite Cheesy Garlic Mayo as a dip by the side for your parties.

Did you know: Nutralite Cheesy Garlic Mayo, apart from its fabulous taste, the mayo is enriched with Vitamin A, D & E which meets 30% of your daily vitamin requirement. So go ahead and give this omelette a try and your kids will love it.

If you like this recipe, here are more Fish Recipes that you can try at home:

  1. Chettinad Fish Fry With Roasted Corn, Onions
  2. Kerala Style Fish Curry Recipe
  3. Meen Varuthathu Recipe | Kerala Style Fish Fry

Cuisine: Punjabi
Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Cast Iron Tawa/ Flat Skillet
Prep in

60 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

75 M


2 Servings


  • 2 Seer fish
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 teaspoons Red Chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • 3 teaspoons Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds) , pound
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • Salt , to taste
  • Nutralite Classic Spread

How to make Amritsari Fish Fry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Amritsari Fish Fry Recipe, keep all the masala ready in a bowl including turmeric powder, red chilli powder, amchur, garam masala powder, ajwain, ginger garlic paste and kasuri methi. Mix well till it combines together.

  2. You can also add lemon juice, salt as well. Add the Fish pieces and marinate them well and coat the masala on either side.

  3. Roast the besan flour on a pan without oil, roast till it turn light brown and keep it aside.

  4. In the same pan add some Nutralite Classic Spread, carefully place the fish pieces and cook on either side for ate last 5 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle the besan flour on top of the fish pieces and turn it over. Keep frying the fish till the chickpea flour is coated properly over the fish and is cooked well. This will take about 5 minutes.

  6. Once the Fish is fried well, turn off the heat and serve hot

  7. Serve the Amritsari Fish Fry hot with some sliced onions, cut lemon wedges and chopped coriander leaves.

  8. Serve the Amritsari Fish Fry Recipe as a an appetizer along with Nutralite Achari mayo and Nutralite Cheesy Garlic Mayo as a dip by the side for your parties.