Masala Pomfret Recipe


Preparation Time3 Hr 0 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In3 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Interest Group


 Pomfret1⁄2 Kilogram, cleaned and gashed for stuffing
For the marinade:
 Red chilies9
 Pepper powder1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Fenugreek seeds1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Mustard seeds1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm)
 Ginger1⁄2 Inch
 Button onions5
 Salt To Taste
 Lime juice3⁄4 Tablespoon (1 Dessert Spoon)
For the stuffing:
 Refined oil1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (2 Dessertspoon)
 Onion1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
 Green chilies1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon, chopped
 Tomato1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, chopped (2 Dessertspoon)
 Sugar1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Egg white1
 Refined oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1227 Calories from Fat 1065

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g189.4%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 233.2 mg9.7%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 26 g51.1%

Vitamin A 19.5% Vitamin C 113.6%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 12.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Grind the ingredients for the marinade.
2. Rub 2 dsp marinade evenly all over the fish and keep covered in a cool place for 2-3 hours.
3. Heat oil in a pan and fry onions, green chillies and ginger; fry till the onions are light brown in colour. Add tomatoes and saute until dry.
4. Add salt and sugar and mix well. Stuff the fish with this mixture. Seal the opening with beaten egg-white.
5. Heat oil in a skillet and fry the fish on both sides over low heat.