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Masala Stuffed Pomfret

Updated: Nov 7, 2023

Fried Pomfret with Dal and Rice. Masala prepared with basic spices East Indian tempero Di Cuddi powder .


For the fried Pomfret

4 big size pomfret

cleaned, washed well. Make slits on both sides of the fish ,like pockets

Ingredients for the Masala

8 or 10 kashmiri chillies depending on the size

1 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp pepper corn

1 tsp cuddi powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

2 medium size onions sliced

small ball of tamarind

1 tbsp Coconut toddy vinegar

Salt to taste

and 1/2 or 1/4 tsp sugar as per choice

grind all the above to a paste adding vertical little water


Add oil to a pan , once hot fry this ground masala ,once cooked allow to cool

Stuff the Pomfrets with this masala well , coat the fish with the masala too

Coat with semolina and shallow fry

Recipe for the Tempero Di cuddi powder

Garam masala 2

(East Indian Tempero ( A seasoning to flavour Dishes) Di Cuddi)


100 gms Cinnamon

40 gms cloves

40 gms cardamom

40 gms peppercorns

20 gms Star anise

10 gms Javitri /mace flower

10 gms bay leaf

5 gms all spice

5 gms Triphal /schezwan pepper

10 gms saunf /fennel seeds

10 gms methi seeds /fenugreek seeds

10 gms Shah Jeera /black cumin


Dry ingredients in the sun, lightly roast, Dry grind the spiced , sift well, and bottle

used for flavouring Chicken, mutton, beef or Pork.

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