Amritsari Fish |

Amritsari Fish

Amritsari fish is one of the popular appetizer in Punjab and all over India. As name suggests this dish is popular and originated in Amritsar. However this particular recipe uses Bhekti/Beckti fish is popular and easily available in Bengal.

Bhetki/Beckti Fish makes it more taste and healthy for everyone too. This dish can be served as a side dish along with rice or chapatti. Bhetki is also called barramundi perch and its scientific name is Lates calcarifer.

If you want the real taste then don’t forget to squeeze lemon juice before eating and then relish Amritsari fish.

Preparation Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Serves: 2

Ingredients

Amritsari Fish Ingredients

Amritsari Fish Ingredients

  • 4 Pieces of Beckti Fish
  • 1tbsp of maida
  • ½ tbsp of corn flour
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp of garlic juice
  • 1tsp of onion juice
  • 4 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 4 tsp Ginger Juice
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 4 tbsp of Chickpea flour (Besan)
  • 2 tsp of Carom seeds
  • 1 tsp of Red Chili Powder
  • 4-5 tablespoon of Mustard Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Salads and Tomato Ketchup (for garnishing)

Method

Marinate the fish with lemon juice, ginger juice, onion juice, garlic paste salt and pepper.

Leave the marinated fish for an hour so that the fish absorbed all the aroma.

In another bowl add 4 tablespoon of Chickpea flour, 1 teaspoon of Ginger Paste, 2 teaspoon of Garlic Paste, 2 teaspoon of Carom seeds, 1 teaspoon of Red Chili Powder and a pinch of Salt.

Add egg with all the batter ingredients. Mix well.

Add 1 and ½ cup of water to the mixture and mix well until it forms to a thick batter.

Take each of pieces of fish, dip it into the batter and deep fry it in a pan with Mustard Oil.

When each of the pieces of fish gets golden brown, put it in a plate.

Garnish with salad lemon wedge and tomato ketchup it also goes well with Bengali mustard sauce (kasundi).

Amritsari Fish

Amritsari Fish

Serve hot

Doi Maach – Fish in Yogurt Sauce |

Curd Fish is an awesome traditional food preparation that is mostly made in the eastern part of India including the regions of West Bengal, Orissa, Assam and Tripura. The most vital content of the dish is the rohu fish which one the most popular fishes around the eastern parts.

Doi Maach (Fish in Yogurt Sauce) is a typical Bengali dish which is light and easy to prepare. This is an ideal recipe to treat your guests on special occasions.

Doi Maach can served as a side dish along with rice.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4-5

Ingredients

  • 500 gms of  Rohu fish (Carp or Buffalo fish)
  • 100gm of curd
  • 2 pieces of medium sized finely chopped Onion
  • 2 teaspoon of ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 5 tablespoon of Mustard oil
  • Coriander leaves
  • 2 pieces of green chiles
  • 10.  Garam masala (Mixture of 2 cinnamon,  2 cardamom and 2 cloves)

Method

  1. In a frying add 3 tablespoon of Mustard Oil.
  2. Once the oil gets heated, fry the pieces of fish with a layer of turmeric and salt. Once the fishes get fired, keep it aside in a separate dish.
  3. Again add 2 tablespoon of mustard oil into the frying pan along with the garam masala.
  4. Now add the onion. When the onion gets golden brown, add ginger paste and turmeric, salt and sugar to taste; along with 2-4 tablespoon of water.
  5. Fry them for few minutes
  6. Add the curd along with 1 small cup of water and mix it well
  7. One it starts to boil, add the pieces of the fish along with chilies and put it in a simmer.
  8. Add coriander leaves for garnishing
  9. Serve hot with Basmati Rice

Andhra Fish Fry |

Andhra Fish Fry is a typical recipe Andhra Pradesh state of India. In this recipe, I have added little semolina (or suji) to make it more crispy. This is very spicy however you can add less chili powder to make it less spicy. In this recipe, I have used Amur fish, you can try this recipe with other type of fish as well.

Andhra Fish Fry

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Serves: 1 or 2

Ingredients

Andhra Fish Fry Ingredients

Andhra Fish Fry Ingredients

  • 3 fresh fish pieces (Amur Fish or any other fish)
  • 1/4 lemon
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 tsp semolina (or suji)
  • Oil for deep fry

Method

Andhra Fish Fry

Andhra Fish Fry

Take the fish pieces in a bowl and add all the above ingredients except oil.

Mix well very carefully until the fish pieces are well coated with all spices. Keep it aside for 1 hour.

Now heat oil in a pan, when the oil is hot enough, drop the fish pieces in to the oil.

Fry them at medium heat until it becomes golden brown color from both the sides.

Once the fish pieces are done take them out on a paper towel and serve hot.

Serving Instructions

Serve it as snack or serve with white rice with tomato rasam.

Fish Curry |

This recipe of Fish Curry is prepared exactly the way it is prepared traditionally in Andhra Pradesh. Traditionally it is cooked in tamarind sauce, so it is very tangy and also very tasty too. It goes very well with plain rice. Also, this recipe is very good for all ages.

Fish Curry

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Serves: 2

Ingredients

Fish Curry Ingredients

Fish Curry Ingredients

  • 4 big garlic pods
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 5 inch coconut piece or 3 tsp coconut powder
  • 250 grams fish (washed and cut into bite size pieces)
  • 5 tsp oil
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 lemon size tamarind (soaked in hot water)

Method

Fish Curry

Fish Curry

Take a mixer jar and add garlic pods, coriander powder, chili powder, cumin powder, salt, chopped coconut and grind them to a fine powder.

Take the fish pieces in a bowl and mix them with all the grinded masala and keep it aside for 30 mins.

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add curry leaves and chopped onions. Fry them until the onions becomes soft.

Now add all the fish pieces in to it and fry them for 5 mins both sides.

Finally add tamarind pulp with sufficient water and mix well very carefully and cover the lid. Cook them for 25 mins at medium heat.

When the oil starts seperating, switch off the flame and serve with plain rice.

Serving Instructions

You can serve fish curry with plain rice.

Fried Fish |

Fried Fish is a very delicious and tangy snack. You will like this recipe as it has garlic flavor too. This recipe does not take much time to prepare, so if someone is coming to your home unexpectedly and you have fish, just make it and they will love it for sure. It can also be option to prepare for small get-together or parties.

Fried Fish

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Serves: 2

Fried Fish Ingredients

Fried Fish Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp bread powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 250 grams fish fillets
  • Oil for frying

Method

Fried Fish

Fried Fish

Take a bowl and put all purpose flour in it and then add pepper powder, chili powder, salt, garlic powder, bread powder and mix well.

Add lemon juice to the fish fillets.

Now heat oil in a pan, when the oil is sufficiently hot, lower the flame to medium. Dip fish fillets in to the flour mixture, then drop them in to oil.

Fry the fish for about 5 mins on each side and take them out on a paper towel.

Serving Instructions

You can serve fried fish as a snacks with tomato ketchup.