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Serve Fried Fish Ajwaini with Lemon wedges and onion rings

Fried Fish Ajwaini, Amritsari Fried Fish

Sumit Malhotra
Delicious Fried Fish Ajwaini and that too in winters – that time of the year that I call my favourite. It is winters that make me really binge on fish. Here is the recipe for Amritsari Fried Fish Ajwaini
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian, Punjabi
Servings 3 people
Calories 142 kcal


  • 300 gram Singara Fresh fish
  • 60 ml Malt Vinegar
  • 0.5 tablespoon Salt Sprinkle to coat
  • 2.5 tablespoons Ginger Garlic Paste Fresh or packaged
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Carom or Ajwain Dried & roasted
  • 1 teaspoon Dry Mango powder or Amchur I used Everest brand
  • 1 piece Fresh Lemon Slices for sprinkling
  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt To taste
  • 4 piece Nestle Nutri Choice Crackers crackers pulsed to crumbs


  • Marinate fish in salt and malt vinegar for twenty minutes. Ten minutes to each side.
  • Prepare a second marinade with the rest of the ingredients given above and coat the fish nicely.
  • Refrigerate for another 20 minutes.
  • Remove from refrigerator and let it rest for about 5 minutes
  • Coat with crumbs and partially fry once and Let it rest. You are looking for a light golden colour here.
  • When you are ready to eat double fry the fish and serve immediately with lemon slices, onion rings and homemade coriander-mint chutney.
Keyword Ajwain Fried Fish, Amritsari Fried Fish, Fried Fish Ajwaini