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Amritsari Fish Pakora

Amritsari Fish Pakora

A classic Amritsari fish pakora recipe swapping out the chick pea flour with almond flour to make it keto and low carb friendly.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Marination 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 172.6 kcal






  • In a large bowl add chili powder, crushed fenugreek leaves, coriander powder, carom seeds, turmeric, yogurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, egg, lime juice and salt
    Amritsari Pakora ingredients
  • Add catfish and mix well
    Amritsari pakora marinade
  • Add almond flour and mix. Easier to mix with hand, but can use utensil.
    almond flour
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour
    catfish marinade mix

Deep Fry

  • Heat oil to 350°F
  • Deep fry for 4-5 minutes
    amritsari fish pakora deep fry
  • Garnish with chaat masala


  • Chaat masala can be found at any Indian grocery store and is optional
  • If a deep fryer is not available, can be deep fried on stove top.


Serving: 4ozCalories: 172.6kcalCarbohydrates: 3.5gProtein: 22gFat: 7.7gSaturated Fat: 1.7gCholesterol: 108.7mgSodium: 664.8mgPotassium: 458mgFiber: 1.2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 331.4IUVitamin C: 1.6mgCalcium: 54.8mgIron: 1mgNet Carbs: 2.3g
Keyword almond flour, fish pakora, pakora
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