How to make Fried Chutney Stuffed Pomfret -

Whole pomfrets stuffed with chutney, wrapped in banana leaf and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Pomfret (पापलेट), Coconut scraped

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Fried Chutney Stuffed Pomfret

Fried Chutney Stuffed Pomfret Recipe Card


Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Fried Chutney Stuffed Pomfret Recipe

  • Pomfret slivered 4 small

  • Coconut scraped to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Coconut scraped 1 cup

  • Green chillies 7-8

  • Fresh coriander leaves 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger 2 inch piece

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Banana leaves to wrap


Step 1

Wash and clean the pomfret. Apply salt and lemon juice. Give slits on both sides and also give a cut on top side to create a pocket to put the stuffing.

Step 2

Grind together coconut, green chillies, coriander leaves and ginger with salt to a fine paste. Apply the chutney stuffing on all sides evenly. Wrap the pomfret in a banana leaf and tie up with thread. Heat a tawa on medium heat.

Step 3

Place the wrapped fish on it and shallow fry the fish on low heat for five minutes on each side. Remove the thread and serve hot.

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