How to make Lasooni Fish Tikka -

Fish tikka with predominant flavour of garlic.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Fish (हड्डी रहित मछली), Ginger Garlic Paste

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Lasooni Fish Tikka

Lasooni Fish Tikka 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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Lasooni Fish Tikka Recipe

  • Boneless Fish cut into 2 inch cubes 500 grams

  • Ginger Garlic Paste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard oil 3-4 tablespoons

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 8-10 cloves

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) a pinch

  • Yogurt 4 tablespoons

  • Oil for greasing


Step 1

Place fish cubes in a bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste, lemon juice and salt. Mix well and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan, add carom seeds, garlic, green chillies and sauté till the garlic becomes golden.

Step 3

Add gram flour, reduce heat and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Transfer into a bowl. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, black salt, yogurt and little water and mix. Add the marinated fish and salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for

Step 4

Grease the basket of the air fryer with a little oil. Place the marinated fish pieces on the base. Cook on barbecue mode in the air fryer at 200° C for 8-10 minutes or till done. Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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