Friday, July 20, 2007

Pomfret in sweet and sour Sauce

This is a good change for all those who love Pomfrets..
Serves 4

2 medium sized Pomfrets
1 large sized Onion
1/2 bunch Fresh coriander leaves
3 Green Chillies
1 medium sized Tomato
1/4 cup Refind Oil
2 tsps Ginger paste
2 tsps Garlic paste
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tbsp Vinegar
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp Sugar
1 tbsp Refined flour
Salt to taste

1.)First take the fish and trim it by removing the head and cleaning the insides.
2.)Then cut into one inch thick slices and wash thoroughly. Pat dry.
3.)Peel, wash and thinly slice onion and also clean, wash and chop coriander leaves. Remove stems, wash and slit green chillies. Wash and chop tomato finely.
4.)Heat oil in heavy bottomed pan on moderate heat. Add sliced onion and fry till light brown in colour. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, cumin powder, chopped coriander leaves and slit green chillies. Fry till the mixture turns light brown.
5.)Place fish slices gently in the pan and cook, gently spooning the masala over the slices. Add chopped tomato.
6.) Now blend the vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, sugar and refined flour and stir into the fish-tomato mixture.
7)Add one cup of hot water and salt to taste. Cover the pan and allow to simmer gently over very low heat until fish is cooked.
8)There should be a piquant, thick gravy clinging to the slices of fish. Adjust seasoning. Remove from heat.
9) Serve Hot!!!

Mouth watering!! Isn't it!! Must try !!