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Bengali Stuffed pomfret fry Recipe

Bengali Stuffed pomfret fry is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 2 -medium sized Pomfret
  • 2 tbsp- Coconut oil, needed for each fish ( can use any oil of your choice)
  • Ingredients for stuffing ( red masala):
  • 6 tsp- Kashmir chilli powder
  • 1 tsp -cumin seeds
  • 1.5 tsp -coriander seeds
  • 3 -cloves
  • 10- Black Peppercorns
  • 3/4 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 9- large Cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 1-inch slice - fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 inch piece - Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp- Tamarind paste
  • 3/4 tsp- Sugar
  • 1/3 cup- white wine Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp- shredded Coconut
  • salt
  • How to Make Bengali Stuffed pomfret fry:

    1. Cut the fish near its stomach area and clean the inside portion thoroughly.
    2. Make slits with a knife on both the sides of the fish, every 1 inch.
    3. Slits are needed for better stuffing the fish.
    4. Now prepare the red masala by blending all the ingredients for stuffing. Keep aside.
    5. Fill this stuffing inside the cavity of the fish and also in every slit on both the sides of the fish.
    6. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a non stick pan on high, reduce the heat to medium high before sliding in the fish. Pan fry the fish for 3-4 mins on each side or until it turns golden brown on both the sides.
    7. Serve with rice and dal or any curry of your choice.


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