Silver Pomfret Fry

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Pampus Argenteus/ Silver or White Pomfret: Silver Pomfret Fry – Recipe in

Pampus argenteus/ silver or white pomfret is a species of butterfish that lives in coastal waters off the Middle East, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. This fish is prized in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region; has subtle flavour and has high Omega 3 and Vitamin content, its flesh is soft and buttery when cooked.

The Recipe:

Quantity of fish – 8

  • Marinate the fish in:

¼ tsp. of turmeric powder,

½ tsp. (or according to preference of taste) of kashmiri chilli powder,

½ tsp. (or according to preference of taste) of garam masala,

Salt – according to preference of flavour,

Mashed pieces of 6 to 8 garlic cloves,

2 tsp. of chilli vinegar (- this vinegar is not pungent in flavour, has a flavourful                     pungent aroma)

  • Coat the marinated fish along with the mashed pieces of garlic in rice flour before shallow frying the fish in any mild-flavour vegetable oil,  fry the fish in low heat for about 5 minutes.

Happy Eating 

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I am Sylvia Miranda, the author of the blog A blog of innovative and healthy food recipes written in an unorthodox format. I am a recipe developer. I have an inherent ability to create recipes with new flavours using natural ingredients — I create both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes, for this I usually use less number of ingredients to keep the recipe simple and easy, which are certainly tasty and are beneficial to health in general. Each recipe is written according to my awareness of the recipe when I create it, in a writing skill which is very easy for the reader to comprehend.




  1. We love pomfrets. Good recipe.d o you know of a pomfret with yellow skin, I these in h-mart market in the USA. Fried these and they taste similar to the Indian ones. Would like to know the background on these yellow ones.

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