How to make Fish Finger Bhajiya -

Readymade fish fingers sandwiched between capsicum strips, dipped into gram flour batter and deep fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Readymade fish fingers, Gram flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Fish Finger Bhajiya

Fish Finger Bhajiya Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Fish Finger Bhajiya Recipe

  • Readymade fish fingers 10-12

  • Gram flour 1 1/2 cups

  • Carom seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Large green capsicums cut into 20-24 thick strips 2

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Tomato ketchup to serve

  • Green chutney to serve

  • Green chillies fried to serve


Step 1

Take gram flour in a bowl, add carom seeds, salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Add sufficient water and mix to make a lump-free batter. Rest the batter for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Sandwich each fish finger between two green capsicum strips and secure with a toothpick.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Dip each bhajiya into gram flour batter and slide into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Arrange the bhajiyas on a serving platter and serve hot with tomato ketchup, green chutney and green chillies.

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