Super Tasty Pomfret Fish Fry-Masala Fried Pomfret Recipe

pomfret fry

Preparation time-50 minutes
Serving -2


  • Pomfret fish (washed)-2
  • Green chilli-3
  • Garlic cloves(peeled)-10 to 12
  • Ginger chopped-2 inch
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Cumin powder-1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder-1/3 tsp
  • Tandoori chicken masala powder-1 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder-1 tsp
  • Lemon juice-2 tbsp
  • Gram flour-2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil for fry


  • Clean pomfret fish and make small slits both sides to allow spices to stuff.
  • Make a paste of green chilli, chopped ginger, garlic cloves and little water using blender.
  • In a big bowl, add turmeric powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, black pepper powder and tandoori chicken masala powder.
  • Add lemon juice  into the masala powder and mix it properly.
  • Stuff the prepared masala inside the cuts which you did on the both sides of fish.
  • Add gram flour and 1 tbsp water into the remaining paste and mix it.
  • Coat the fish with remaining masala paste and keep it in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Turn on the flame, heat a frying pan
  • Add sufficient oil into the pan and heat it more than normal frying temperature.
  • Put a masala coated fish into the hot oil and fry it on high flame for 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the flame to medium and fry it on medium heat for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Flip it to fry other side, fry till it turns brown from both sides.
  • Take out on kitchen towel to absorb extra oil.
  • Garnish with raw onion rings and lemon slice, serve hot.



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