Baked or Grilled  pomfret stuffed with oriental spices. Yummy!! Pomfrets are sea fish found in Indian,Atlantic and Pacific oceans. 


Servings: 2 | Time To Prepare: 1 hr | Submitted By: Chitra Nag


  • 2, pc Pomfret Fish
  • 2, tsp lemon Juice
  • 2, medium Onion
  • 8, Green Chili
  • 6, tbsp (grated) Coconut
  • 8, cloves of Garlic
  • 1, inch piece Ginger
  • 1, tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2, tbsp (chopped finely) Cilantro
  • 2, tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2, tsp Cumin Seed Powder
  • 3, Tomato (pureed)
  • 8, Whole Red Chili
  • to taste Salt


  1. Wash and clean whole pomfret. Make a slit on the right side of each pomfret. Cut two slits on each side of  both the pomfrets.
  2. Boil water and the tomatoes. Remove after a minute. Cool. Remove skin and strain the tomatoes through a coarse strainer to make puree.
  3. Rub the pomfret with turmeric powder and salt.
  4. Grind together all the ingredients except tomato puree.
  5. Shallow fry the pomfret to golden brown.
  6. Stuff into the fish the ground masala paste. Tie with thread.
  7. Place the fish in ovenware dish. Cover both sides with tomato puree. Dot with butter.
  8. Bake at 180 degree Celsius for 30 minutes. Serve hot with mashed potatoes or French fries.


ekpal (3/4/2003)….it was delicious,since i entertain a lot,i served it to guests from all over the world and they simply loved it and took the recipe

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