June 29, 2017

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.

Quantity of small pomfret fish – 8 (Butter-fish can be substituted)

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.

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Silver Pomfret Fry