Tandoori Pomfret
Pomfret fish marinated in a mixture of lime juice, chilly powder, curd, other ingredients and cooked in a grill
Servings Prep Time
2people 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 20minutes
  • Fish(washed and drained, Pomfret/Avoli) – 250g
  • Red chilly powder – 1tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2tsp
  • Lemon juice – 1/2a
  • Tandoori color(A pinch, optional) –
  • Curd(thick) – 1/2cup
  • Gram flour(Kadala mavu) – 1tbsp
  • Ginger Paste – 1tsp
  • Garlic paste – 1tsp
  • Chat masala(A pinch) –
  • Oil(For brushing) –
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  1. For preparing tandoori pomfret, first make deep incisions on both sides of the fish.
  2. Rub the pomfret with a mixture of red chilly powder, garam masala, lemon juice, tandoori color(optional) and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  3. Mix together curd, gram flour, ginger paste, garlic paste, chat masala, required salt and stir in marinated prawns.
  4. Cover and refrigerate the prawns for 3 hours.
  5. Place the marinated pomfret in a grill rack and cook for 10 minutes to drain off excess marinade.
  6. Brush the fish with oil and cook again for 15 minutes until golden brown in color.
  7. Tandoori pomfret, a yummy mouth watering recipe, is ready. Serve hot with lemon and onion slices.