Silver Pomfret Fry

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Pampus argenteus/ silver or white pomfret is a species of butterfish that lives in coastal waters off the Middle East, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. This fish is prized in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region; has subtle flavour and has high Omega 3 and Vitamin content, its flesh is soft and buttery when cooked.

The Recipe:

Quantity of fish – 8

  • Marinate the fish in:

¼ tsp. of turmeric powder,

½ tsp. (or according to preference of taste) of kashmiri chilli powder,

½ tsp. (or according to preference of taste) of garam masala,

Salt – according to preference of flavour,

Mashed pieces of 6 to 8 garlic cloves,

2 tsp. of chilli vinegar (- this vinegar is not pungent in flavour, has a flavourful                     pungent aroma)

  • Coat the marinated fish along with the mashed pieces of garlic in rice flour before shallow frying the fish in any mild-flavour vegetable oil,  fry the fish in low heat for about 5 minutes.

Happy Eating 

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My interest in writing expands to travel, history, social and general topics. My articles are based primarily on my observations and curiosity in life. You will find the links of my articles in my Twitter account: mirandapresence My blog displays my thoughts. My blog (Quick Indian recipes – Easy, healthy,delicious) has recipes of my innovation in Indian cuisine. Journey along with me into the world of curiosity, Thank you. Sylvia Miranda (
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5 Responses to Silver Pomfret Fry

  1. Mel & Suan says:

    We also like steamed pomfret!

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  2. We love pomfrets. Good recipe.d o you know of a pomfret with yellow skin, I these in h-mart market in the USA. Fried these and they taste similar to the Indian ones. Would like to know the background on these yellow ones.

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  3. Ipuna Black says:

    That looks amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

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