Mashli Gashi

Cooked in the Manglorean style this pomfret preparation is simply delicious. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Pomfret, Coconut Milk
Cuisine Karnataka
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Mashli Gashi

  • 750 grams Pomfret
  • to taste Coconut Milk
  • 4 tablespoons Coconut oil
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 5 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind pulp


  1. Clean and wash the fish thoroughly. Halve the fish lengthwise and sprinkle half the salt on pieces. Set aside for twenty minutes. Heat oil on medium heat in a wide shallow pan which is wide enough to hold the fish pieces in a single layer.
  2. Add onions and sauté until they are golden, stirring frequently. Add garlic and sauté for half a minute. Add coriander powder, sauté for one minute, stirring constantly. Stir in the red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Add the coconut milk and one cup hot water and mix well.
  3. Add tamarind pulp and remaining salt and simmer gently for two to three minutes Arrange the fish in the pan in a single layer and cover, simmer for five minutes. Turn the fish over once, cover again and simmer for a further five minutes.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1744
Carbohydrates 48.8
Protein 133.9
Fat 112.5