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Recheado Pomfret

Updated: Nov 7, 2023

Recheado masala is a Goan masala made with red kashmiri chillies , garam masalas , ginger , garlic , tamarind , vinegar along with a small quantity of sugar or jaggery to balance the flavours.

This paste is used for frying fish, chicken and preparing gravies too.

Here is a recipe of masala stuffed pomfret.

Ingredients for the Masala 6 medium size red kashmiri chilli ( cut into pieces using kitchen scissor) 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp pepper corn 4 cloves Small size tamarind( size of 1/2 tsp) 1 tsp Goan jaggery 1/2 cup vinegar 1/4 cup water 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 onion chopped

Soak the chilllies , cumin seeds , pepper corn ,cloves, turmeric powder, cloves, jaggery, tamarind, ginger garlic paste , chopped onion in hot water and Goan toddy vinegar for an hour.

Then grind to paste without adding water.


3 medium size pomfret ( clean, wash and pat dry the pomfrets) (Usually I always add a mix of turmeric and salt to the pomfret, leave for Half hoour ,the wash off well and pat dry )

Slit made both sides of the pomfret to fill the sides with the prepared masala

Method Add oil to a pan and cook the masala for minute on low flame .

Allow to cool.

Once cool stuff the slits of the pomfret with this prepared masala. Coat with rice flour or wheat flour and shallow fry.

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