Wrapped Pomfret Delight Recipe

Serves/Makes: 2 servings


  • 2 whole pomfret (about 1/2 pound)
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch fresh ginger
  • 1 medium sized red onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coconut, grated
  • Dried red chilies to taste
  • 2 green chilies
  • 2 tablespoon amchur (dried mango powder) or lime juice or kokum
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Lime juice, to tenderize fish
  • Banana leaf to wrap fish (you may use aluminum foil)
  • Edible oil
How to cook Wrapped Pomfret Delight:
  • Clean and slit fish make gashes on the body not cutting through the fish. Rub salt and lime juice on fish. Leave for 15 minutes.
  • To make masala:

  • In a blender blend coriander, green chilies, grated coconut, amchur, onions and 3 cloves of garlic to a coarse paste.
  • Finely chop garlic and ginger.
  • Pat dry fish and rub pounded dried red chilies and the chopped garlic ginger and black pepper.
  • Stuff the fish with masala paste and rub remaining masala on fish.
  • Wrap fish in banana leaf and refrigerate overnight.
  • To cook pomfret:

  • You make bake the fish in an oven wrapped or open the wrapping and fry on a tawa adding oil if necessary.


Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 7 minutes

This recipe for Wrapped Pomfret Delight serves/makes: 2 servings

The Wrapped Pomfret Delight recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Pomfret (more Pomfret recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Indian (more Indian recipes)

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