Fried Black Pomfret – A delicious deep fried fish fish . Best with rice and fish curry !!
Makes: 9 slices
Serves: 3 - 4
9 slices of black pomfret
200 ml oil for frying
For the marinade:
1 tablespoon lemon juice or 1 tablespoon vinegar
2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon salt to taste
½ teaspoon thick tamarind paste
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients well and make a thick paste. Do not add water or food color.
Wash and clean fish pieces. Add 1 teaspoon salt ( or kalluppu ) and wash well ( till you get a clear water ). Drain out water completely and wipe each piece with a kitchen towel.
Marinate fish pieces with above marinade evenly on both the sides. Cover and keep aside for half an hour.
In a karahi or deep frying pan, heat oil on high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and deep fry fish pieces ( 3 - 4 at a time ) in batches till golden brown on both sides. Drain out from oil.
Serve with Rice ( choru ), Fish curry, Vegetable side dishes...