Fried Pomfret (from cookbook)

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Fried Promfret

Serves – 4
Preparation time – 10 minutes;
Marination time – 45 minutesIngredients:

Silver pomfrets – 1/2 kg, cleaned and drained well, make small slant cuts over the skin (you may want to use any other fish of your choice that is available)

Turmeric powder – 1/8 teaspoon

Red chilli powder – 3 teaspoons

Black pepper powder – 1 teaspoon

Ginger – 1/2 inch piece, finely chopped and crushed to a smooth paste

Vinegar – 1 teaspoon

Salt – 1/2 teaspoon

Oil – for shallow or deep frying in batchesMethod:Mix together well all the ingredients except oil along with a few teaspoons of water to a thick and fine paste.

Apply the marinade as a very thin layer on both sides of the fishes and marinate it for 45 minutes.

Shallow or deep fry the fishes in batches on both sides until golden brown and drain the oil.


This is a sample recipe from our cookbooks

Books available on Amazon Manna of the 21st Century: Parsi Cuisine Paperback Hardcover Indian Parsi Kitchen Celebrations: Celebrating Zoroastrian Festivals and Traditions Dhansak: Parsi Cuisine


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