Pepper Fish Fry Recipe - Batter fried fish fillets with a prominent flavour of peppercorns.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Pomfret fillets, Peppercorns

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Starter

Pepper Fish Fry

Pepper Fish Fry Recipe - How to make Pepper Fish Fry


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Pomfret fillets 8

  • Peppercorns crushed10-15

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemons 2

  • Refined flour (maida) 3/4 cup

  • Egg 1

  • Maize flour (makai ka atta) 3/4 cup

  • Oil to shallow fry


Step 1

Clean fish fillets and sprinkle with salt and juice of one lemon. Mix together maida, salt, egg and juice of one lemon. Add sufficient water to make a thick batter. 

Step 2

Coat fish fillets with this batter and allow to marinate for half an hour. Mix together makai ka atta and crushed peppercorns and place on a plate.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a shallow frying pan. Coat pomfret fillets with flour mixture on both sides and shake off excess flour. Shallow fry till one side is done and then turn to cook on the other side till golden brown. Use more oil if required.

Step 4

Alternatively, deep-fry the fish fillets. Remove and drain onto an absorbent kitchen towel.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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