Sizzling Stuffed Pomfret

Sizzling Stuffed Pomfret is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Category :
Course :
Side Dish
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Technique :
Shallow Fry
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Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 4
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3 - chillies, minced

1 tbsp - chilli powder

4 tbsp - cooking oil

1/2 tsp - garam-masala

2 tbsp - Ghee

few - Mint leaves

4 - medium Onions

1/2 tsp - pepper powder

few - Plums

4 - Pomfret or mackerels

salt to taste

1 tsp - Turmeric powder


  1. Prepare stuffing:
  2. Heat ghee, saute onions for a while, add chopped green chillies, minced mint leaves, tomato and plums.
  3. Add pepper powder, garam masala powder, and a little salt to taste.
  4. Prepare chilli paste:
  5. Blend chilli powder, turmeric powder and a pinch of salt, with a little water.
  6. Prepare the fish.
  7. Wash, clean, smear the fish with the chilli paste and marinate for an hour.
  8. Fill the belly portion of the fish with the prepared onion stuffing. Tie the fish with thread so that the filling does not come out.
  9. Pour oil in a flat frying pan and shallow-fry the fish until done.

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