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Special Pomfret Masala Fry

I adapted this recipe from Zee Kannada cookery show which was telecasted today.I had Pomfret in stock in  the freezer and I decided to prepare it for dinner tonight and stuck to my decision.This dish came out super duper good and I could not resist myself from posting the recipe.The aroma and flavour was simply fantastic.This recipe is a keeper.

Recipe adapted from : Zee Kannada Cookery Show

Pomfret – 4,full(cleaned)
Salt – to taste

Ingredients for the masala:
Onions -2
Coriander leaves -1 cup
Mint leaves -1/2 cup
Ginger -1 /2 “
Garlic – 6-7
Chilly powder -2 tbsp
Garam masala powder -1 tsp
Coriander powder -1 tbsp
Roasted cumin powder -1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Vinegar -2 tsp
Lime -1,juice
Salt – to taste


  1. Clean the pomfret and make incisions.
  2. Apply salt to the fish and keep it aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Make a paste of all the ingredients mentioned under the masala list to a fine paste without adding water.
  4. Apply this paste to one pomfret at a time stuffing the masala in the incisions well.
  5. Marinate it for 30 minutes or more.
  6. Heat a tawa and add enough oil to shallow fry.
  7. Fry the fish one at time and cook it on both the sides.
  8. Serve it hot with green chutney.

About SaiGeetha Pai

I am Saigeetha, a homemaker, food blogger, baker and a cook. Cooking is my passion.

One comment

  1. Nice recipe sangeetha, never tried using mint for fish. Thanks for the share

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