Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe

If you are health conscious and looking for a non deep fried side dish, Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret is one of the best choice. You can make this for your post workout meals, as it is high in protein.

Pooja Nadkarni
Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe
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When you are health conscious and looking for a non deep fried side dish, Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret is one of the best choice. In this recipe, pomfret 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 along 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 Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava) , or breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Salt , + Extra for pomfret pieces
  • Ingredients for Fish Batter:
  • 5 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 3 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 3 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Inch Ginger
  • Tamarind , Marble size ball

How to make Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe

  1. To begin making the Crispy Pan Fried Pomfret Recipe, wash Pomfret with water. Drain all the water and sprinkle some salt and keep it aside for 5 minutes.

  2. In a mixer grinder, add coriander leaves, fennel seeds, whole black peppercorns, cloves, turmeric powder, dry red chillies, garlic, ginger and tamarind.

  3. Grind all the masala with about 1/3 Cup water to smooth batter for fish. Add a teaspoon of salt into the paste and mix well.

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

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

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

  7. 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.

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

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