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Pomfret Fish Curry

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True Indian spicy dish.


Serves: 2-3

  • 1 pomfret fish
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon red chile powder
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup tomatoes (blanch and peel, chopped)
  • 4 teaspoons oil
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


Pomfret Fish Curry is a community recipe submitted by guptamona and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Marinade pomfret medium pieces with salt and turmeric powder. Keep aside for half an hour.
  • In hot water, add garlic n ginger paste,cumin powder, coriander powder. keep aside.
  • In a pan add 2 tsp oil and fry the pieces over medium heat both sides till crisp. Keep aside.
  • In another pan, add 2 tsp oil. Do not use the same oil in which you fry the fish. Add mustard seeds , let it sizzle. Add chopped onion till golden brown. red chile powder, turmeric powder ,fennel seed powder. Add chopped tomatoes . Mix well for 4 mins till tomatoes soft.
  • Add hot water mixture into it and simmer for 15 mins at low heat. When gravy gets thick, add fried fish and simmer further for 5 mins. When perfectly done ,Add salt to taste and sprinkle cilantro leaves and lemon juice just before serving.
  • Serve with rice.
  • Additional Information

    This is savoury and spicy dish.

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