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Tawa Pomfret Fry in Green Paste

Tender, flaky fish intensely flavored with bold spices and paired with a salad- that’s what this Tawa pomfret fry recipe is all about.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 1 Servings
Calories: 568kcal
Author: Enozia Zehra Vakil


Ingredients For the Green paste

  • 1 bunch Coriander leaves
  • ½ cup Mint leaves
  • 10 pcs Garlic cloves
  • 5 pcs Green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ pcs Lemon juice

Ingredients For the fish

  • 1 pcs Pomfret
  • ½ pcs Onions (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon Oil

Ingredients For Onion Salad

  • 1 pcs Onion rings
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Chaat masala
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • ½ pcs Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Green chili (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves (finely chopped)


  • Transfer all the ingredients mentioned under green paste into a blender and blend into a smooth paste. Add as little water as possible so that the paste is thick.
  • Transfer the green paste onto a plate. Mix in the sliced onions.
  • Next, take the pomfret and make slits on it.
  • Take the green paste and insert it into the cut and slit areas of the fish.
  • Next, cover the entire fish with the green paste.
  • Oil heat in a pan.
  • Next, transfer the green paste coated fish into the pan. Cook each side for 6-8 minutes at a low to medium flame.
  • For the onion salad, mix everything together.
  • Serve hot!


Serving: 1Servings | Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 60.6g | Protein: 31.1g | Fat: 25.8g | Saturated Fat: 4.9g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 3728mg | Potassium: 1449mg | Fiber: 9.7g | Sugar: 19.5g | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 10mg