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Pomfret fish (Rupchanda)


Pomfret fish 4 pcs

Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Onion sliced 3

Tomato sliced 3

Coriander leaves



  • Cut off the tail and fins on either side

  • Remove the guts by cutting open the fish just below where you cut the fins off

  • Wash the fish thoroughly with cold water + salt + flour, till water runs clear


  • Make cuts on either side with knife

  • Marinate with salt, 1/4 tsp red chilli powder and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • Now in a pan, heat oil. When the oil becomes steamy hot, add the marinated fish and fry from both sides until becomes golden brown

  • When done, take them out from oil and put them aside

  • In the same pan, add sliced onion and saute it well until golden brown. Add water as required with salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and fry at medium heat for couple minutes

  • Add sliced tomato and cook all ingredients to form the gravy, add water if needed

  • Add fried fish to the gravy and sprinkle coriander on top. Close lid and let it cook for 5-10 mins at medium heat.

Serve hot!



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