Pomfret Fish Fry

Try this Indian inspired, delicious fish fry made from Pomfret fish. It is a flavorful way to enjoy fish and you should feel free to substitute your fish with other fish like snapper or grouper or whatever fish your heart desires.




3 Pomfret Fish
1 medium onions
2 medium tomatoes (chopped)
4-5 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp Curry powder (Turmeric or Ras el Hanut are also great substitutes, just use 1/2 a Tbsp if you prefer a less flavorful fish)
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp coriander powder
1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cup water
2 cups white rice
2 Tbsp Liquid Saffron

1 tsp dill (dried) – optional

2 Spring Onions (chopped)



Fry the fish in some oil with a pinch
or two of white pepper and sea salt and set aside.

Add in sliced onions to hot oil used to fry fish. Once onions are translucent, Add in garlic and the other ingredients, except the tomatoes.

After 2-3 minutes, add in your tomatoes. Cook for 5 minutes.

Add in fried fish. Add in water, the add freshly washed rice.

Once rice is halfway done (about 10 minutes later) add in the liquid saffron.

Let cook under low heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until rice is done.

Add extra tomatoes on top if you like and you can add some fresh parsley and or some fresh coriander leaves to garnish once rice is done cooking.

Serve with fresh lemon slices and enjoy your Pomfret Fish Fry.

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