How to make Chilli Garlic Dragon Fish -

An awesome oriental preparation in chilli and garlic sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Pomfret (पापलेट), Red curry paste (रेड करी पेस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Chilli Garlic Dragon Fish

Chilli Garlic Dragon Fish Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Garlic Dragon Fish Recipe

  • Pomfret 2 medium

  • Red curry paste chopped 15-20 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1/4 cup + tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespo + to deep fry

  • Spring onion greens chopped 2-3 stalks

  • Spring onions chopped 4-5

  • Red curry paste 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 5 teaspoons

  • Vinegar 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Slit the pomfret and remove the central bone. Make gashes on either side. Sprinkle salt and cornflour on the outside and inside of the fish.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan. Put spring onion greens in a strainer and flash fry in the hot oil. Drain and set aside.

Step 3

Heat two tablespoons of oil in another pan, add spring onions, garlic and red chilli paste and mix. Sauté for a minute and add two cups of water. Mix and cook. Deep fry the pomfret till lightly golden all over.

Step 4

Place most of the spring onion greens on a dish.

Step 5

Drain the fish and place over them. Mix a tablespoon of cornflour in quarter cup of water. Add salt and sugar to the sauce and mix. Add the cornflour and mix and cook till the sauce thickens. Add vinegar and mix. Pour the sauce over the fish.

Step 6

Sprinkle the remaining spring onion greens and serve hot. 

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.