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Maharashtrian Pompfret Masala


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Maharashtrian Pompfret Masala Recipe, How To Make Maharashtrian Pompfret Masala Recipe

A mouth-watering Pompfret masala fish stuffed with spices and cooked in a yummy and delicious sauce. An excellent fish preparation from the Maharashtrian cuisine.

About Recipe


(18 ratings)
11 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Fishes & sea-foods
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : February 07, 2019

• Tomato puree, freshly made - 1 number.
• Curry leaves - 1 spring.
• Oil - 2 tablespoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Green chillies (crushed) - 1 tea spoon.
• Ginger (crushed) - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Garlic cloves (crushed) - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Garam masala powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Red chilli powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Pompfret fish - 1 number.
• Water - as required.
• Coconut milk - 2 tablespoons.
• Coriander leaves (chopped) - 1 tablespoon.
  • In a plate, take turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, crushed garlic, ginger, and green chillies, add a little salt and mix the spices well.
  • Clean the pomfret and make gashes over the fish.
  • Now stuff the spice mixture into the pomfret, also, coat this spice mixture on the outer cover of pomfrets.
  • Marinate the pomfrets for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan, when the oil gets hot, add curry leaves and fresh tomato paste and saute well, cook the tomato paste until the raw flavour is gone.
  • Add little water, gently place the marinated fish in the sauce, cover the pan with a lid and cook for about 5 minutes in slow flame. In between gently turn the fish on the other side.
  • Add little coconut milk and again simmer and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle some coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

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