Pomfret Rava Fry /Green Masala Pomfret Fry/Rawa fried Pomfret

Pomfret Rava Fry or Green Masala Pomfret fry  is one of my personal favourite .crisp rava fried pomfret fish curry and rice ,what a delicious meal.My comfort food .Its been raining heavy these days and fish is quiet rare in the market but Iwas lucky enough to get some fresh pomfrets .I marinated them in green masala and coated with sooji/semolina/rava and fried till crisp.It was super duper yummy.
how to make green masala fish fry
Green masala is my go to and favourite for fish fry .It adds freshness and lots of flavour to any fish .The pomfrets were perfectly marinated and fried to perfection.I have shared a stuffed version of pomfret fry in the blog earlier which is a family favourite ,will be sharing more versions soon.
malvani style fish fry,east indian fish fry

2 medium sized pomfret/paplet
1 cup coriander leaves
1 and 1/2 inch ginger
8 to 9 garlic cloves
3 to 4 dark green chillies (spicy ones/ or 7 to 8 mild spiced
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
juice of 1 lime /as needed
salt to taste
2 to 2 tbsp rava/sooji to coat
1 tsp rice flour
oil to shallow fry
  • Descale the pomfret and clean it well               
  • Make slits on it with a knife
  • Apply salt and lime juice and marinate for 15 minutes
  • Mean while prepare the green masala
  • In a mixie jar iander leaves,chilli ,garlic ginger ,turmeric and grind to  smooth paste adding very little water.
  • Marinade the pomfret with this paste ,make sure you fill the masala in the slits as well.
  • Keep aside for 30 min to 1 hour ,if keeping longer ,refrigerate it.
  • In a plate mix rava/sooji and rice flour 
  • Once your ready to fry ,coat it with rawa .
  • Keep aside for 30 min to 1 hour ,if keeping longer ,refrigerate it.
  • In a plate mix rava/sooji and rice flour 
  • Once your ready to fry ,coat it with rawa .
  • Heat oil in a pan to shallow fry,once the oil is hot place the pomfret in the pan .
  • Fry over medium flame on both the sided till light brown and crisp.
  • Serve with fish curry and rice or enjoy it as an appetizer with some onion rings and lime wedges.

how to fry pomfret/paplet