How to Make Simple Pomfret Fish Fry

One of the easiest fried fish dish to make. Try as an appetizer or serve with the main course. Either ways it's Yum!!

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How to Make Simple Pomfret Fish Fry Recipe
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1
Clean the pomfrets. I got these cleaned at the fish market.

Clean the pomfrets. I got these cleaned at the fish market.

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Each pomfret should yield about 5 pieces, troncon cut. Troncon is a type of cut (as shown) on the bone for flat fish like pomfret.

Each pomfret should yield about 5 pieces, troncon cut. Troncon is a type of cut (as shown) on the bone for flat fish like pomfret.

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3
Marinate with cayenne pepper, ground turmeric, ginger paste, garlic paste, tamarind pulp and salt for at least an hour.

Marinate with cayenne pepper, ground turmeric, ginger paste, garlic paste, tamarind pulp and salt for at least an hour.

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Coat the fish with flour before pan frying. This will give the fish a crispy crust. I've used all purpose flour but semolina (rava) is better for that extra crispness.

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Fry in canola oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat for about 10 minutes per side.

Fry in canola oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat for about 10 minutes per side.

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Flip gently and adjust the heat as required.

Flip gently and adjust the heat as required.

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Makes for a delicious appetizer. Best served hot.

Makes for a delicious appetizer. Best served hot.

Ingredients

2 Yellow Pomfret 
1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper 
2 Teaspoons Ground Turmeric 
4 Teaspoons Ginger Paste 
4 Teaspoons Garlic Paste 
2 Tablespoons Tamarind Pulp 
1 Teaspoon Salt 
2 Tablespoons All Purpose Flour 
2 Tablespoons Canola Oil 
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