How to make Lahore's famous fried fish

How to make Lahore's famous fried fish
Prep 20 m
Cook 15m
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    500gm white fish (Nile Perch or Hamour)

    1/2 tsp crushed chilli powder

    1 tbsp lemon juice

    Salt to taste

    1/2 tsp crushed coriander seeds

    1/2 tsp carom seeds (also known as ajwain)

    25gm gram flour

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1. Cut fish fillets into square pieces.

2. Add all the spices and marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.

3. Heat oil in wok and deep fry the fish till golden and crispy.

4. Serve with French fries and mint chutney.

Saira Ahmed

Pakistani expat and Managing Director at Little Lahore restaurant in Dubai