Jul 172021
Pomfret Fish Fry / Vavval meen varuval

Pomfret Fish Fry is a popular dish in India’s coastal region. This is Mangalorean style recipe gives you a crunchy and spicy feel. Simple Rasam with fish fry gives you a satisfactory meal. Pomfret is a good source of Vitamin A, D, B12. It is good for healthy hair, skin, eyesight. Pomfret is low in mercury level, so it is safe to eat while pregnant. Diabetics people have a low level of vitamin D. fish is a good food to add dietary vitamin D.

This recipe is typically an Indian Mangalorean version of the Pomfret Fish fry. Gashes on the fish before applying masala make deeper penetration and gives more flavor to the dish and finally, the semolina dip gives you the crunchy touch.

Come, I will share with you all to make the perfect Pomfret Fish fry recipe in Manglorean style. If you like this recipe share it with your loved ones.

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Pomfret Fish Fry

Pomfret Fish Fry / Vavval Meen Varuval

Pomfret Fish Fry is a popular dish in India's coastal region. This recipe is crunchy and spicy in Manglorean style. Simple Rasam with fish fry gives you a satisfactory meal.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Marination Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Nonveg starter
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 pieces

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams Pomfret fish
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp kashmiri chili powder
  • 3 tbsp Rava /semolina
  • 1 tbsp besan flour
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 2 tsp Corriander powder
  • Required salt
  • Few onion rings
  • 1 Lemon
  • Pepper powder to sprinkle
  • 10 tbsp Cooking oil i prefer coconut oil ,adds flavour to the dish

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, take the fish and trim the edges of wings, cut the tail, and a head portion. then, clean and remove the inner parts of the fish completely in the running water.
  • After cleaning, Make a deep parallel cut on both sides of the skin so that the masala can easily penetrate into the fish
  • To make a spicy masala paste, add 1tbsp of chili powder, 1tbsp of Kashmiri chili powder, 1tbsp of turmeric powder, 2tsp of coriander powder, 1tsp of cumin powder, required salt with 1/2 lemon juice in a bowl with little water, make a paste.
  • Rub the masala paste completely on both sides of the fish and marinate it for about 30min to 1 hr.
  • Heat a wide pan , add the coconut oil to shallow fry.
    To make a crispy layer to pomfret fish fry recipe, take a plate to add 1tbsp of besan flour, 3tbsp of Rava, a pinch of salt, mix well and keep it aside.
    (you can also skip the crispy layer coating directly fry it in the oil )
  • Take the marinated fish, gently coat it in the besan flour mix on both sides. Dust off the excess flour. Ready to fry!
  • Fry the fish for about 2 minutes on one side. Then, flip gently to the other side and cook for another 2 minutes, until it turns golden brown color. Make sure the oil should be in super hot. so that the masala won't get separated in the oil.
  • Strain the oil and With few onion rings, a piece of a lemon wedge squeeze it, sprinkle a pinch of pepper powder, Yummy! crunchy, spicy Pomfret fish fry is ready to serve.
    Serve it simple with steamed rice with traditional rasam gives you an excellent combo!
Keyword Fish fry, Pomfret fish fry

Step by step pictorial method to make Pomfret Fish Fry / vavval meen varuval :

step 1: Firstly, take the fish and trim the edges of wings, cut the tail, and a head portion. then, clean and remove the inner parts of the fish completely in the running water. After cleaning, Make a deep parallel cut on both sides of the skin so that the masala can easily penetrate into the fish.

Step2: To make a spicy masala paste, add 1tbsp of chili powder, 1tbsp of Kashmiri chili powder, 1tbsp of turmeric powder, 2tsp of coriander powder, 1tsp of cumin powder, required salt with 1/2 lemon juice in a bowl with little water, make a paste. rub the masala paste completely on both sides of the fish and marinate it for about 30min to 1 hr.

Step 3: Heat a wide pan to add cooking oil . To make a crispy layer to pomfret fish fry recipe, take a plate to add 1 tbsp of besan flour, 3 tbsp of Rava, a pinch of salt, mix well and keep it aside. (you can skip the crispy layer coating directly fry it in the oil )

Step 4: Take the marinated fish, gently coat the besan flour mix on both sides. Dust off the excess flour. Ready to fry!

Step 5: Shallow Fry the fish for about 2-3 minutes on one side. Then, flip gently to the other side and cook for another 2-3 min on each side, until it turns golden brown color. Make sure the oil should be in super hot. so that the masala won’t get separated in the oil.

Step 6: Strain the oil and serve it with few onion rings, a piece of a lemon wedge, and add pepper powder on the top. yummy! crunchy, spicy Pomfret fish fry is ready to serve.

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