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Fried Masala Pomfret From Imperial Inn

Fried Masala Pomfret From Imperial Inn

Pomfret originated from the Portugese word ‘Pampo’. A sea water fish with one single bone. Found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Pomfrets have flat bodies and deeply forked tails. Pomfrets are usually prepared whole after removing the inner organs from the fish’s body. The fish is at its best taste when they are cooked fresh. Today we bring you Fried Masala Pomfret for you. No matter when you cook this, for lunch, brunch, dinner. I am sure it will just vanish from dish in no time.


Nutritional Value:

  1. It is very low in calories and fat. 
  2. It is rich in protein which is why it helps reduse the risk of cardiovascular diseases and also helps to muscles. 
  3. It contains high amounts of omega 3 fatty acids that supply DHA, component for development of the brain.
Ingredients:
For the fish: 
  • 1 pomfret 
  • Semolina/ Suji, to coat 
  • Oil, to shallow fry 
For the masala: 
  • 2 tsp ginger 
  • 3 cloves garlic 
  • 1 Tbsp oil 
  • 1/2 Tbsp turmeric powder 
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder 
  • Juice of 1 lemon
For the warm cabbage and kiwi salad: 
  • 2 tsp olive oil 
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 
  • 1 red chilli, slit 
  • 1 green chilli, slit 
  • 2-3 curry leaves 
  • 1 spring onion, sliced diagonally 
  • 1/2 cup cabbage, shredded 
  • Salt 
  • Pepper 
  • 1 kiwi 
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar 
  • Sugar, a pinch 
  • Grated coconut, to garnish
Preparation:
For The Masala
  • In a blender mix together ginger, garluic, oil, turmeric, red chilli and lemon juice. 
  • Masala is ready. 
For the fish: 
  • Make gashes in the pomfret and apply the masala. Marinate it for 15 minutes. 
  • Coat it in semolina from both sides and shallow fry till golden. 
  • Serve with warm cabbage and kiwi salad. 
For the warm cabbage and kiwi salad: 
  • In a pan add oil, mustard seeds, red and green chilli, curry leaves. Let them splutter. 
  • Add spring onions. Saute. 
  • Add cabbage. Saute and add salt and pepper. 
  • Turn off the heat. 
  • Add diced kiwi, vinegar and sugar. Mix well and let it cook in the pan's residual heat. 
  • Garnish with grated coconut. 
  • Serve with masala fried fish.
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