Pomfret Pan fry

The silver or white pomfret, is a species  very popular in  South Asia. Silver pomfrets are usually silver/white in color, with few small scales. This fish is prized in the Indo-Pacific region for its taste. It is called pamplet in  North India. 




Pomfret - 2, scaled and cleaned

Chili Powder - 2 tbsp
Turmeric Power - 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper - 1 /2 tbsp
Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp (optional)
Ginger Garlic Paste -1/2 tsp(optional)
Curry leaves - a few
Salt to taste


Cleaned the fish and make a few slits on both sides.

Mix everything well with little water and make a paste.
Apply the paste on the both sides of the fish and inside.
Marinate the  fish in the fridge for an hour the least .
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and place the fish.
Lower the flame to medium and cook one side for 4-5 min.
Flip and cook the other side for 4-5 min and serve .




1 comment:

  1. I love Pomfret and this one looks just heavenly!!

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