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Five Pomfret Fish Fry

By Chef Sanjay Thumma, 29 Mar, 2020

    Popular pomfret fish fry featuring 5 different marinades

    A South Indian-style pomfret fish fry; one of the easiest and delicious dishes to make. This recipe involves fish fried using five types of marination.

    Ingredients

    Flavour 1

    • 1 pomfret fish

    • 1 tbsp chickpea flour

    • 1 tbsp rice flour

    • ½ tsp carom seeds (ajwain)

    • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

    • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder

    • Salt to taste

    • Oil as required

    Flavour 2

    • 1 pomfret fish

    • 1 tbsp corn flour

    • 1 tbsp white flour (maida)

    • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

    • 1 tsp coriander powder

    • 1 tsp cumin powder

    • 1 tsp garam masala

    • 1 tsp red chilli powder

    • 1 string of curry leaves

    • Water as required

    • Salt to taste

    • Oil as required

    Flavour 3

    • 1 pomfret fish

    • 1 tsp dry coconut powder

    • 2 cloves

    • ½ tsp cumin seeds (jeera)

    • ½ tsp fennel seeds

    • 2 Byadgi chillies

    • ½ tsp pepper

    • ½ tsp poppy seeds

    • ½ tsp coriander seeds

    • Salt to taste

    Flavour 4

    • 1 pomfret fish

    • 2 tbsp white flour (maida)

    • 2 tbsp corn flour

    • Salt to taste

    • Water as required

    • Oil as required

    Flavour 5

    • 1 pomfret fish

    • ¼ cup coriander mint paste

    • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

    • 1 tsp pepper

    • 1 tsp chilli powder

    • 1 tsp turmeric powder

    • 1 tsp sambar powder

    • Salt to taste

    • 2 tbsp poppy seeds

    Preparation

    • Firstly clean the pomfret fish. Use a knife to cut slits about an inch apart across the top of the fish.

    • Type 1: In a bowl mix all the ingredients well. Marinate the fish and deep-fry it in hot oil till it is cooked and crispy, as per desired taste.

    • Type 2: In a bowl mix all the ingredients well, adding a little water. Coat this mixture onto the fish in hot oil till it is cooked as per desired taste.

    • Type 3: Grind all the mentioned ingredients into a fine powder and apply it to the fish well. Then, deep-fry the fish in hot oil till it is cooked as per desired taste.

    • Type 4: Take a bowl, add corn flour, white flour, some salt and mix it well. Now add water and make it into a thick paste. Coat this mixture to the fish and deep-fry it in hot oil till it is cooked as per desired taste.

    • Type 5: In a bowl mix all the ingredients well. Now apply this paste to the fish and coat it with poppy seeds. Deep-fry it in hot oil till it is cooked as per desired taste.

     

     

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