Stuffed Pomfret
Easy to make, this delectable fish preparation is a wonderful mix of spices, making it a perfect accompaniment to simple meals.
Gurdip Kohli Punj Stuffed Pomfret Recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 30 Min


  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • roasted
  • 5 soaked Kashmiri red chillies
  • 10 to 15 shallots
  • 3 to 4 tbsp White vinegar
  • 2 to 3 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • 2 pomfrets
  • For Garnish: Red chillies slit
  • spring onions
  • lemon sliced
  • shallots
  • black olive


  1. 1

    To a blender add black peppercorns, coriander seeds, ginger garlic paste, roasted cumin seeds, soaked Kashmiri chillies, shallots, white vinegar, salt and make a smooth paste.
  2. 2

    Slit the pomfret along the side such that there is a pocket to fill the paste.
  3. 3

    Stuff the prepared paste into the pomfret and apply some of the paste on top as well.
  4. 4

    In a pan, heat oil and cook both sides of the fish evenly.
  5. 5

    Garnish the prepared dish with red chillies, spring onion, a few shallots, black olive and sliced lemon.

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Gurdip Kohli Punj


>Chef Gurdip Kohli Punj has fond memories of the Gurudwara kitchen where her family rolled out chapattis, chopped vegetables, and stirred large pots of dal as 'sewa'. This was no mere chore for young Gurdip; she enjoyed cooking for people! She creates healthy dishes that are yummy too!

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