Grilled Pomfret with Tandoori Masala

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  • Pomfret fish – 2 medium size (200 gm each)
  • Lemon juice (limbu ras) – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric (Halad) – 1 tspn
  • Salt to taste
  • Egg yolk (only yellow part)  – 1
  • Garlic paste (lasun paste) – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger paste (Ala paste) – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilly paste (Sukya lal mirchi paste) – 1 tbsp
  • Carom Seeds (Ova) – 1 tspn
  • Oil (brushing while grilling)
  • Gram flour (Besan) – 2 tbsp

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  1. Clean the fish and give them few cuts on both front and back.
  2. Rub turmeric powder and salt properly and keep it in the refrigerator for 30 mins.
  3. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make the marination ready.
  4. After half an hour take out the fish and properly rub the marination to it.
  5. Again let the fish go inside the refrigerator for 30 – 40 mins.
  6. Preheat the oven and then set temp at 230 c for 10 mins
  7. Brush oil on one side of the fish and keep it in the oven. Brush it again after every 3 mins and then turn the side.
  8. Repeat this till your fish gets the exact colour and becomes crisp.
  9. I have grilled my fish on a non-stick pan but, the procedure is same.
  10. Garnish it with chat masala and lemon slices.
  11. Serve hot.

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