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Quick and Easy-to-Make Restaurant-Style Amritsari Fish 

This weekend, why not serve up some hot restaurant-style Amritsari fish at home.

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Your trip to Amritsar is incomplete without trying the mouth-watering Amritsari fish. This fried fish is prepared with lots of spices and tastes best with a squeeze of lemon. A quick and easy take on the delicacy of Amritsar.

What you need:

*600 grams Kingfish (surmai) fillets cut into fingers
*1 cup gram flour (besan)
*1 tablespoon red chilli powder
*Salt to taste
*1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
*2 tablespoons ginger paste
*2 tablespoons garlic paste
*1 tablespoon lemon juice
*Oil
*1 Egg
*1 teaspoon chaat masala
*2 Lemons cut into wedges

This weekend, why not serve up some hot restaurant-style Amritsari fish at home.
Surmai Fillets (Photo: The Quint)

How to make:

*Take the fish fingers in a bowl.
*Add red chilli powder, salt, carom seeds, ginger paste, garlic paste, lemon juice, gram flour and mix well. Set aside.
*Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
*Break an egg into the fish mixture and mix.

This weekend, why not serve up some hot restaurant-style Amritsari fish at home.
Marinate fish with spices (Photo: The Quint)

*Put the fingers, a few at a time, into the hot oil and deep fry till almost done.
*Drain and place on absorbent paper.
*Deep fry again just before serving till golden and crisp.
*Drain and place on absorbent paper.
*Serve hot, sprinkled with chaat masala and lemon wedges.

This weekend, why not serve up some hot restaurant-style Amritsari fish at home.
Serve it hot (Photo: The Quint)

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