How to make Pomfret In Tomato Gravy - Pomfret and prawns cooked in a flavourful tomato gravy.

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Main Ingredients : Pomferet, Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Pomfret In Tomato Gravy

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Pomfret In Tomato Gravy
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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Pomfret In Tomato Gravy Recipe

  • Pomferet 2 medium

  • Tomatoes 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

Method

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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