Pomfret or Vavval(Tamil) is the one of most available fish from the market. It is the best one for making the Shallow Fry. Spicy Fish fry is ultimate combination with Rasam rice. Its buttery and melts in the mouth. Let's try to make this fry.


Pomfret fish – 3

Turmeric powder – 2 teaspoon

Red chilli powder – 3 teaspoon

Achi fish masala powder – ½ cup

Coriander powder – 2 teaspoon

Lemon – ½

Salt as per taste

Oil – 1 cup


Clean and Wash the pomfret fish thoroughly. Then cut the fish into two pieces. Wash the fish using one teaspoon of turmeric powder.

Add all the ingredients except fish and oil in a bowl and make a thick masala batter.

Squeeze lemon juice into the batter and stir it.

Run knife on fish pieces to make gashes.

Apply masala batter on the fish pieces and make sure masala goes inside gashes.

Marinate the fish for at least 20 minutes.

Heat oil in a pan. Once oil hot, start shallow fry the marinated fish. After 5 minutes, turn the fish into other side and fry it for 5 minutes.

Do shallow fry for all the pieces.

Now the tasty and crispy fish fry is ready to serve.