Khashkhash Chutney Fish Fry

Winter special Khashkhash Chutney Fish Fry recipe, a must try this season for all. #happycookingtoyou #FoodFusion #QuickFoodRecipe #pakistanicooking #digitalammi #FishFry

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  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Himalayan pink salt ½ tsp or to taste
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 1-2 tbs
  • Surmai (King fish) pieces 750g
  • Khashkhash (Poppy seeds) ½ Cup
  • Badam (Almonds) 9-10 soaked & peeled
  • Water ¼ Cup
  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) grated 1 large
  • Lehsan (Garlic) finely chopped 1 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Himalayan pink salt 1 tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) chopped 1 tbs
  • Water ½ Cup
  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



In a bowl,add turmeric powder,pink salt,chaat masala,garlic paste,lemon juice & mix well.

On king fish pieces,apply prepared marinade & marinate for 1 hour.

Wash thoroughly poppy seeds with water 2-3 times & strain.

On sil batta (grinding stone),add poppy seeds,almonds & grind well.

Gradually add water while grinding to make a thick paste & set aside.

On an iron griddle,add cooking oil,onion,garlic & sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Add khashkhash paste,red chilli powder,pink salt,cumin powder,green chilli & mix well.

Gradually add water,mix well & cook on low flame for 10-12 minutes,cover & cook on low flame for 5-6 minutes & set aside.

On the same griddle,add cooking oil,marinated fish & fry on medium flame from both sides for 2-3 minutes.

Add prepared khashkhash chutney on both sides of fried fish & fry on medium flame for 2 minutes from both sides.

Sprinkle fresh coriander & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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