Balochi Fish Fried & Grilled

Seasonal special Balochi Fish Fried/Grilled recipe for you all. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #Fish

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  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) 2 tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 2 tbs
  • Methi dana (Fenugreek seeds) ¼ tsp
  • Saunf (Fennel seeds) 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tbs or to taste
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Baisan (Gram flour) roasted 2 tbs
  • Whole fish (Mushka) clean 750g (3 pieces)
  • Cooking oil for frying

Prepare Imli Tamatar ki Chutney:

  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) 3 medium
  • Podina (Mint leaves) handful
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 6-7
  • Adrak (Ginger) 1-inch piece
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tsp
  • Kala namak (Black salt) ¼ tsp
  • Gur (Jaggery) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Imli pulp (Tamarind pulp) ½ Cup


In a spice mixer,add coriander seeds,cumin seeds,fenugreek seeds,fennel seeds & grind to make powder.

Add salt,red chilli powder,chaat masala,turmeric powder and gram flour,grind well & set aside.

Make an incision on the dorsal side of fish with the help of a sharp knife & make cuts into the flesh of the fish on both sides.

Sprinkle prepared spice mix inside and all over the fish & rub evenly (reserve remaining for later use) and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.

Option # 1: Shallow Frying

In a wok,heat cooking oil and fry fish on low flame from both sides until golden brown & crispy.

Option # 2: BBQ Grill

Grill the fish on burning charcoal until golden brown,basting with cooking oil and sprinkle prepared spice mix.

Prepare Imli Tamatar ki Chutney:

In a blender jug,add tomatoes,mint leaves,green chillies,ginger,cumin seeds,black salt, jaggery,salt,tamarind pulp & blend well.

Garnish with lemon slice and sprinkle chaat masala.

Serve Balochi fried fish with imli tamatar ki chutney!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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