Pomfret In Tomato Gravy Recipe - Pomfret and prawns cooked in a flavourful tomato gravy.

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Main Ingredients : Pomfrets, Prawns (kolambi/jhinga)

Cuisine : Goan

Course : Main Course_Seafood

Pomfret In Tomato Gravy

Pomfret In Tomato Gravy Recipe - How to make Pomfret In Tomato Gravy


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Pomfrets 2 medium

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) 300 grams

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1/4 cup

  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Green chillies slit 3

  • Ginger chopped 2 inch piece

  • Garlic chopped 3-4 cloves

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Malt vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Trim pomfrets, cut the heads and clean the insides. Make fillets and cut each fillet into four pieces. Wash thoroughly and pat dry.

Step 2

Apply turmeric powder and salt and set aside for fifteen minutes. Shell, devein and wash the prawns thoroughly. Dip the tomatoes in boiling water for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Peel and chop finely Heat oil in a pan over moderate heat and fry the fish pieces. Drain and set aside.

Step 4

Add onion to the same oil and sauté till light brown in colour. Add green chillies, ginger, garlic and bay leaf. Stir well and sauté till a nice aroma is given out.

Step 5

Add prawns and continue to sauté. When the prawns are coated with the spices, add tomatoes. Mix well.

Step 6

Add vinegar, sugar and salt to taste. Add fried fish and cover the pan. Allow the curry to simmer until the prawns and fish are cooked.

Step 7

Mix flour with one-fourth cup of water. Blend the mixture into the curry, stirring continually until the curry thickens sufficiently. Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve hot.

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