Recipe for Fried Pomfret [Indian Style]

This is a Recipe for preparing crispy and delicious Fried Pomfret [Indian Style]. Pomfret or Paplet as it is commonly called is a very sought after fish in India.
This recipe to make Fried Paplet at home is extremely simple and does not consume much time or effort.

Preparation Time: 45 Minutes
Serves: 4 Persons

½ kg small full size Pompret Fish
1 Table spoon cooking vinegar
Salt to taste
2 Tea spoon Red Chili powder
1 Tea spoon Turmeric Powder
1 Tea spoon Ginger, Garlic and Red Chili paste
Rice flour
Coconut Oil for frying

First Cut the head, wings and tail and then clean and wash the fish. Then make 4 to 5 incisions along the breath of the fish at regular intervals depending upon the size of the fish.
Then take the red Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Ginger-Garlic-Green Chili paste, Salt and spread over the fish and in the incisions and keep aside for 1 hour.
Then roll and apply the Rice flour over the fish and shallow fry in a frying pan

By Sujata Nerurkar

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