Fish Pakoda/Amritsari Fish Pakora Recipe

Fish pakoda/Fish pakora or Amritsari Fish pakora are Indian crispy delicious fish fritters .Melt in mouth in each bite and crispy outside. These Fish Pakoda make  a great starter and a sure crowd pleaser. If you are a sea food lover you got to try these yummy crispy fish pakodas .Fish pakoda are best eaten when they are served  hot .

amritsari fish pakora

3 fish fillets i used rawas/Indian salmon approx 350 to 400 grams
1 to 2 tsp Lime juice

1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp carrom seeds/Ajwain 
1 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste 
1 tsp Red chilli powder 
1/4tsp freshly ground cumin powder 
2 to 3 tbsp Gram flour/besan
1 tbsp Rice flour 
Oil to deep fry .

ajwain fish pakoda,amritsari fish fry

  • Debone the fish fillets and cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • Apply salt lime and turmeric and leave aside for 15 minutes.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste red chilli powder cumin powder ,ajwain and rub it on the fish .
  • Marinate for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Just before frying Add besan/chickpea flour and maida 
  • Heat oil in  a pan/kadhai 
  • Once hot drop in the marinated fish and fry over medium flame until crisp and done,takes about 2 to 3 minutes
  • Remove the fried fish pakora with a slotted spoon on  a plate lined with kitchen towel/tissueSprinkle some chat masala and serve with chutney ,onion slices and lemon wedges.

easy amritsari fish pakoda recipe

  • You can make a batter with chikpea/besan ,rice flour and spices adding little water to make a lump free batter and dip each fish cubes and deep fry.
  • You can also add 1 beaten egg to the flour and mix in and deep fry the fish cubes.

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