Grilled Whole Fish With Tandoori Masala

Recipe by
Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

Rate This Recipe


  • 3 - large pomfrets
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - lime juice
  • 2 tsp - curds/yogurt
  • 1 tsp - tandoori masala powder (available in the shops)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Grilled Whole Fish With Tandoori Masala

  • Trim, clean and remove the insides of the fish. Discard the tails, then wash well.
  • Mix the all the ingredients together
  • Slit the fish sideways and make a few gashes on top with a knife.
  • Apply the paste all over the fish and inside as well. Let it marinate for about 30 minutes.
  • Place the fish in a buttered baking dish. Drizzle oil all over.
  • Bake in a moderate oven(350 degrees F) for 25 - 30 minutes.
  • Serve with onions rings and lemon wedges.