• Prep Time 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20-25 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Fish tikka with predominant flavour of garlic.


  • Boneless fish cut into 2 inch cubes – 1/2 kilo
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli paste – 1 tsp
  • Juice of lemon – 1 no
  • Salt – to taste
  • Mustard oil – 3-4 tbsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain) – 1/4 tsp
  • Garlic cloves, finely chopped – 8-10 no
  • Green chillies, finely chopped – 2 no
  • Gram flour (besan) – 2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Black salt – a pinch
  • Yogurt – 4 tbsp
  • Oil – for greasing



  1. Place fish in a bowl. Add ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, lemon juice and salt. Mix well and keep aside for 20 minutes for marinating.
  2. Heat mustard oil in a non stick pan. Add carom seeds, garlic, green chilies and sauté till the garlic becomes golden.
  3. Add gram flour, lower the heat and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Transfer into a bowl.
  4. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, black salt, yogurt, little water and mix. Add the marinated fish and salt and mix well. Keep aside for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Grease the base of the air fryer with a little oil. Place the marinated fish pieces on the base.
  6. Cook on barbecue mode in the air fryer at 200 degrees celcius for 8-10 minutes or till done.
  7. Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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