Steamed Tandoori Pomfret

Mouth watering delicacy of pomfret

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Main Ingredients Pomfret, Lemon juice
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Steamed Tandoori Pomfret

  • 2 Pomfret
  • to taste Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger paste
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons Butter
  • Lemon, cut into wedges


  1. Make slits on both sides of the pomfrets and rub in the salt and lemon juice. Set aside for twenty minutes. Mix together all the other ingredients except the butter or oil.
  2. Spread the marinade over the fish and leave to stand for about one hour in a refrigerator. Put the fish on a plate and place in a pressure cooker.
  3. Do not add any water. Remove the gasket from the lid, seal the cooker with the lid and cook for ten to fifteen minutes, basting with butter in between. Serve hot with lemon wedges.