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How to make Fried Pomfrets ?

Fried Pomfret


Pomfret Fish – 10 pieces

Parsley leaves – 200 gm

Cheese Singles – 6 pieces

Lime – 6 to 8 pieces

Ground Garam Masala or Tandoori Masala

Garlic (2 whole), Onion (4 whole), Green chilies (4 -6), Green pepper(1 large), Ginger (20 gm),Tomato (2 whole)

 Rice flour & Corn flour


  • Heat 1 table spoon of butter or olive oil in a pan. Add chopped green chilies, garlic and green peppers to it and stir as it crackles. Fry for 2 – 3 minutes and then add the chopped onions and ginger and further fry for 3 – 5 minutes.
  • Add 3 table spoon of Garam Masala or Tandoori Masala  and ground pepper and stir for 5 minutes adding 2 table spoon of water twice in between. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and 6 slices of cheese and cook till the cheese melt and had blended with the mixture.
  • Empty the mixture into a grinder and add freshly chopped parsley and blend until it becomes a paste. Add fresh lime juice and salt to taste to the mixture.
  • Clean the fish and marinate it with the mixture and then add rice flour and corn flour in the ratio 3:1 so as to form a light coating over the fish. Keep it aside for 1 and half hour.
  • Shallow fry the marinated fish is olive oil.
  • Serve the fish with a garnish of freshly chopped parsley and grated cheese and a slice of lime.  It can also be served with garlic mint sauce.