Sunday, April 8, 2012

Project 365 Days Of Food- Day 8, Pomfret Recheiado!

Weekend Bonanza

Pomfret Recheiado! Recipe adapted from Sanjeev Kapoors Cookbook 'Khaana Khazana"

 2 (500 gms, each) Promfret
1 Tsp lemon Juice
1/4 Tsp turmeric powder
2-3 Tbsp Oil to shallow fry
For Garnishing- Lemon rings and onion rings

For the masala paste:-
8 Whole red chillies
1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
5-6 Black peppercorns
1 Inch piece Ginger
8 Garlic cloves
1/2 Inch Cinnamon stick
2 Tbsp vinegar
4-5 Cloves
Salt To Taste

1. Wash, clean and pat dry the fish.
2. Make diagonal slits on either sides of the fish using a sharp knife.
3. Rub salt, lemon juice, turmeric powder inside and outside of the fish.
4. Refrigerate this marinated Pomfret for about half an hour.
5. Combine all the ingredients of the masala and grind to a smooth paste, using very little water.
6. Apply this paste on both the sides of the fish and refrigerate for about 20 minutes.
7. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry this fish till golden on both sides.
8. Serve hot with lemon wedges, onion rings and chutney of your choice.


Anonymous said...

Exotic! Thank you for posting a picture for marinated fish. Consistency for masala paste always got wrong, now I can try making this dish.

Anonymous said...

Yummy! On my way to he fish market......

Rashika said...

Sensational lady!! You are serving the best food on your blog!!!!

Khyati said...

True weekend bonanza!!! Love this dish!! I am coming back for more good stuff dikri:)))

Ramya said...

This food is really good! Keep it coming!

Anonymous said...

Love your blog! It features absolutely stunning food!! You seems to have the best of cookbooks and recipes at your fingers!!!

Anonymous said...

Perfect weekend masala pomfret!

Anonymous said...

Just so hungry seeing this!!! Loving your project 365 days of food, I see it as 365 days of pride and confidence! You are a beautiful blogger too :)

Your secret admirer xyz

Anonymous said...

Everything about you and your blog is beautiful!

Another secret admirer :)

"oops-in da kitchen wid Roops!" said...

Thank you Everybody for stopping by and Extremely sorry for the tardy replies:(....

Lol @ Neha, lemme know whats cooking in your kitchen from the Fish Market!

@ Rashika n' Khyati- keep coming back my lovelies!

Thank You Ramy n' Madhu and Everybody for stopping by! Your comments are truly encouraging :-)