I tried this tasty Fried Masala Pomfret at home. Originally I saw this recipe at Imperial INN. Very easy to cook, it is delicious and healthier. You can eat this at lunch or at dinner. Serve with warm cabbage salad.



Fried Masala Pomfret

For Masala:

Juice of lemon

2 Tbsp oil

1/2 tsp red chili powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

2 cloves garlic

2 tsp ginger

For the Fish:

Oil to shallow fry
1 Pomfret


For Warm Cabbage Salad:

1/2 tsp vinegar
1 cup cabbage
2 onions
4-5 curry leaves
1 green chili
1 red chili
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp olive oil


How to Cook :

Fried Masala Pomfret

• First of all prepare masala, mix lemon juice, red chili, turmeric, oil, garlic, ginger, and semolina together. Make sure to mix the all ingredients uniformly. Now Masala is ready to use.

• Cut the fish into small pieces and make the gashes. Now apply the prepared masala on gashes. Masala should cover the fish gashes uniformly. Leave it for 10 minutes in dry condition.

• Now shallow fry the gashes from both sides. Continue fry process till fish pieces become golden. Keep the heat at a medium level to avoid overcooking.

• Now serve the hot Masala fried Pomfret with kiwi and warm cabbage salad.


Preparation Warm Cabbage Salad:

• Place some cooking oil, curry leaves, green chili and mustard seeds in a pan and turn on the heat. Now let the ingredients to splutter for a few minutes.

• Put some sliced onions after a few minutes; add pepper, salt, and cabbage.

• Turn off the heat when the salad is ready.

• Now you can add sugar, vinegar and diced kiwi in a pan and mix the ingredients in a better way. Cook for a few minutes.

• Use the grated coconut to garnish salad. Now the cabbage salad is ready to use.

• Serve with masala fried fish.