How to make Pepper Fish Fry -

Batter fried fish fillets with a prominent flavour of peppercorns.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Pomfret (पापलेट), Crushed peppercorns

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Pepper Fish Fry

Pepper Fish Fry 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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pepper Fish Fry Recipe

  • Pomfret 8

  • Crushed peppercorns crushed 10-15

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemons 2

  • Refined flour (maida) 3/4 cup

  • Egg 1

  • Maize flour (makai ka atta) 3/4 cup

  • Oil to shallow fry


Step 1

Clean fish fillets and sprinkle with salt and juice of one lemon. Mix together maida, salt, egg and juice of one lemon. Add sufficient water to make a thick batter. 

Step 2

Coat fish fillets with this batter and allow to marinate for half an hour. Mix together makai ka atta and crushed peppercorns and place on a plate.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a shallow frying pan. Coat pomfret fillets with flour mixture on both sides and shake off excess flour. Shallow fry till one side is done and then turn to cook on the other side till golden brown. Use more oil if required.

Step 4

Alternatively, deep-fry the fish fillets. Remove and drain onto an absorbent kitchen towel.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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