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Tandoori Pomfret

Posted in : Fish/Seafood on by : Simmi Iyer


  • 2 Whole Pomfret cleaned and washed
  • 3/4 cup Plain Yogurt
  • 3 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 3 tsp Cream
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • 2 tblsp Gram Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tblsp Butter

For Serving

  • Lemon Wedges

How to make Tandoori Pomfret

  • Make incisions on the both sides of the fish.
  • Mix the lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and 1/2 tsp salt.
  • Rub this all over the fish and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • Mix the yogurt, cream, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and 1/2 tsp salt.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan over medium flame.
  • Add the ajwain and gram flour. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, add turmeric powder and add this to the yogurt mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Rub this all over the fish.
  • Place the marinated fish on a plate and cover the plate with cling film (plastic wrap) and keep it in the fridge for 45 to 60 minutes to marinate.
  • Place the marinated fish on a greased baking tray lined with a sheet.
  • Place it in a preheated oven at 175C/350F for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and baste it with butter.
  • Cook until the fish has a crispy and golden crust.
  • Remove and serve hot with lemon wedges.

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