Tandoori Pomfret


Tandoori Pomfret

Pomfret fish marinated in a mixture of lime juice, chilly powder, curd, other ingredients and cooked in a grill
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 2 people


  • 250 g Fish washed and drained, Pomfret/Avoli
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 a Lemon juice
  • Tandoori color A pinch, optional
  • 1/2 cup Curd thick
  • 1 tbsp Gram flour Kadala mavu
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • Chat masala A pinch
  • Oil For brushing
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing tandoori pomfret, first make deep incisions on both sides of the fish.
  • Rub the pomfret with a mixture of red chilly powder, garam masala, lemon juice, tandoori color(optional) and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Mix together curd, gram flour, ginger paste, garlic paste, chat masala, required salt and stir in marinated prawns.
  • Cover and refrigerate the prawns for 3 hours.
  • Place the marinated pomfret in a grill rack and cook for 10 minutes to drain off excess marinade.
  • Brush the fish with oil and cook again for 15 minutes until golden brown in color.
  • Tandoori pomfret, a yummy mouth watering recipe, is ready. Serve hot with lemon and onion slices.
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