Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe

If you are health conscious and looking for a non deep fried side dish, Pan Fried Pompano is one of the best choice.

Pooja Nadkarni
26 ratings.
Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe

When you are health conscious and looking for a non deep fried side dish, Pan Fried Pompano is one of the best choice because, in this recipe, pompano pieces are marinated with some spices and shallow fried using very little oil. This makes a perfect dinner when served with some salad for your healthy evenings. You can also serve it as a side dish along with your meal.

Serve Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret with Prawns Coconut Curry and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fish recipes such as

  1. Shorshe Maach Recipe
  2. Hariyali Tawa Fish Fry Recipe
  3. Spicy Chettinad Fish Fry Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Pomfret fish , cut into 1 inch size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking oil
  • 1/2 Cup Sooji (Semolina Rava) , or breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Salt , + Extra for pomfret pieces
  • Ingredients for Fish Batter:
  • 5 sprig Coriander leaves (Dhania) , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 3 Whole Black Pepper Corns
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 4 Dry red chillies
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Inch Ginger
  • Tamarind , Marble size ball

Directions for Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe

  1. To begin making the Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret recipe, wash Pomfret well with water. Sprinkle some salt and keep aside for 5 minutes.

  2. Grind all the masala ingredients mentioned under 'Ingredients for Fish Batter' with about 1/3 Cup water to smooth batter for fish. Add a teaspoon of salt into the paste and mix well.

  3. Apply this batter or paste to pomfret pieces and keep aside for marination for about 10 minutes.

  4. Heat a skillet, add oil. Coat the marinated pomfret pieces well with semolina on both the sides.

  5. Place them over oil on the skillet. Let them fry on medium heat for about 3- to 4 minutes.

  6. Flip to fry on the other side. Once they are all brown and crispy, switch off the heat and remove them out on a serving plate. Enjoy this tasty, crispy pomfret masala fry as an appetizer.

  7. Serve Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret with Prawns Coconut Curry and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.

Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe is part of the Recipe Contest : Share The Best Non Veg Recipe From Your Kitchen

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Last Modified On Friday, 07 July 2017 10:49

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