Pomfret Fish Fry With Spices  

It’s one of my most favorite sea fish. I like it for its tastes and soft bones.  It`s a simple, easy and tasty recipe which can be enjoyed as an appetizer and it also goes well with rice and dal.

Serving Size: 3 people

Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • Small size Promfret fish
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilly Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Cornflour
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • White oil and Salt to taste

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Make a few diagonal slits on the fish on both sides of the fish.
  2. Now mix all the spices : Turmeric powder, red chilli powder, lemon juice, cornflour and salt. Mix together and make a thick paste. Add water if required.
  3. Make even coating on both sides of the fish. Marinate the fish with this paste. Keep it in the refrigerator for about 30 min.
  4. Add white oil. When smoke comes out of the oil change the heat to medium and fry the fish.
  5. Cover the lid and fry it for about 5-7 mins. Turn the fish on the other side and continue  frying it for about 5-7 mins more.
  6. Remove it when the fish turns into golden brown.

Serving Suggestion:

Enjoy Pomfret Fry as an appetizer with raw onion. It took about 30 mins to prepare this recipe and serves 3 people.

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