Amritsari Machli (Fish) Recipe

Amritsari Machli, also known as Amritsari Fish, is a popular Punjabi dish made with marinated fish fillets that are deep-fried to perfection. The fish is coated in a flavorful mixture of spices, gram flour, and yogurt, which gives it a crispy and tangy taste. This dish is a favorite among seafood lovers and is often served as an appetizer or as a main course with naan or rice.

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Ingredients for Amritsari Machli (Fish) Recipe

  • 125 gram Fish Fillets
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 tablespoon Gram Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Yogurt
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Amritsari Machli (fish) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix together ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, gram flour, yogurt, and salt to make a marinade.
  • STEP 2.Coat the fish fillets with the marinade and let them marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a deep pan or kadai for frying. Once the oil is hot, carefully add the marinated fish fillets and fry them until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 4.Remove the fried fish fillets from the oil and place them on a paper towel to drain excess oil.
  • STEP 5.Serve the Amritsari Machli hot with mint chutney or lemon wedges.

Cooking Tips

  • Ensure that the fish fillets are fresh and of good quality for the best taste.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by increasing or decreasing the amount of red chili powder.
  • For a healthier alternative, you can also bake the marinated fish fillets in the oven instead of deep-frying them.

Storage and Serving

  • Amritsari Machli is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftover fish in a preheated oven or on a stovetop to maintain its crispiness.
Nutrition
value
134
calories per serving
2 g Fat3 g Protein25 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    25g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    25g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    86mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    55mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    9mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    14mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    65mg
  • Manganese
    6mg
  • Phosphorus
    71mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp