Lahori Fried Fish


Lahori fish is a delectable seafood served at Lahore food street. It is known to be a spicy and juicy seafood dish. The gram flour batter makes it crunchy from the outside and juicy from the inside. The fish can be served with mint chutney or eaten as it is.

  • Medium
  • 4 person(s)
  • 30 Min


    • Surmai fish, fillets1 KG
    • Lemon juice2 tablespoons
    • Saltto taste
    • Garlic paste1 tablespoon
    • Gram flour125 grams
    • Carom seeds1 teaspoon
    • Coriander seeds1 teaspoon
    • Baking powder2 teaspoon
    • Garam masala1 teaspoon
    • Red chili powder1 tablespoon
    • Turmeric1 teaspoon
    • Oilfor deep frying


  • In a bowl combine fish with lemon juice, salt, garlic paste. Mix well until well coated. Let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • In another mixing bowl, combine gram flour, carom seeds, coriander seeds, baking powder, garam masala, red chili, turmeric with water and whisk.
  • Coat all the fish with the batter.
  • Heat oil in a wok, over medium flame. Fry all the fillets until golden brown.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
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