"Indulge in the authentic taste of Amritsar with this simple and delicious Amritsari Fish Tikka recipe. Perfect for a fun evening, this dish is sure to leave you wanting more." #amritsar #recipe #buxtonsuppernight #fishtikka #indianfood.
Introducing the ultimate comfort food - Amritsari Fish Tikka! Originating from the city of Amritsar in Punjab, this dish has become a staple in Indian cuisine. The succulent fish fillets marinated in a mixture of yogurt, spices, and lemon juice are grilled to perfection, creating a crispy exterior and a tender and juicy interior. This dish is sure to satisfy your taste buds and transport you to your childhood memories with every bite. So, let's get cooking and experience a burst of flavors with this classic dish.
500g fish fillets (Boneless)
1 cup yogurt
2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
Salt to taste
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tbsp gram flour (besan)
Oil for grilling
Cut the fish fillets into bite-sized pieces and marinate them with yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, salt, and lemon juice.
Add gram flour to the marinade and mix well.
Cover and refrigerate the marinated fish for at least 2 hours.
Heat the oil in a grill pan or on a barbecue.
Skewer the marinated fish pieces and grill until crispy and cooked through, about 8-10 minutes on each side.
Do you know what's the best thing about Amritsari Fish Tikka? It takes me back to my childhood memories! I still remember the days when my brother, father, and I used to go out on our Vespa in the evenings and head to the old city of #Amritsar. We would stop at this small corner shop that served the most delicious fish tikka. The shop was tiny, but the flavors were big. The aroma of the spices and the sizzling sound of the tikkas grilling on the hot coals were enough to make our mouths water. The hospitality of the shopkeeper was even bigger than the size of the shop. He would always greet us with a warm smile and treat us like royalty.
The taste of that fish tikka still lingers in my memories. It was unlike any other tikka I had ever tasted. The spices and the tangy lemon flavor blended together perfectly, creating a taste that was simply unforgettable. It was a family tradition for us to visit this shop every week and enjoy this delectable dish.
Sadly, after my dad passed away, those memories became even more imprinted on my soul. Every time I have a bite of that delicious fish tikka, I am transported back to those evenings with my family, and I feel like I am a part of that small corner shop once again. The taste of that fish tikka will always be a part of me, and I will always cherish those memories.
But, let's not forget why we're here, to make this delicious dish. So, let's get back to business and make this amazing Amritsari Fish Tikka!
This recipe is a true winner and will transport you back to your childhood memories just like it does for me. Serve the Amritsari Fish Tikka with some hot naan and green chutney for a delicious meal.
If you're looking for a fun evening, join us at Chakra Lounge for our Supper Night and try our Amritsari Fish Tikka, along with some other delectable dishes from our menu. Book your table now!