Bohra Fried Fish


A unique and delicious take on fried fish. This recipe is a specialty of Karachi's Bohra Community. It is different from regular fried fish, and is quite similar to a croquette. It is usually served as a delightful appetizer or snack at Family dinners and Parties.

  • Medium
  • 5 person(s)
  • 40 Min


    • Pangasius fish, fillets½ KG
    • Garlic paste1 teaspoon
    • Saltto taste
    • Red chili powder1 teaspoon
    • Lemon juice1 tablespoon
    • Egg1
    • Vinegar1 tablespoon
    • Bread crumbs1 cup
    • Saltto taste
    • Chili flakes1 teaspoon
    • Oilfor frying


  • In a bowl add garlic paste, salt, red chili powder, lemon juice, egg, vinegar and whisk well.
  • Now add the fillets in the mixture and coat well.
  • Cover and it marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Combine breadcrumbs with salt, chili flakes and mix.
  • Now coat the marinated fish fillets in the crumbs.
  • Heat oil in a wok and fry until golden brown.
  • Take out on a tissue paper so that the excess oil is soaked. Serve it with your favourite dip.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
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