Coastal Kitchen: Goan Pomfret Ambotik


Goan Pomfret Ambotik recipe shared by Ravi Kumar from India Food Network.

Coastal Kitchen: Goan Pomfret AmbotikGoan Pomfret Ambotik is made with Indian herbs and spices which give Pomfret Curry a tangy taste that will make your taste buds happy. This is a Goan style fish curry recipe you can make for a house party to make your guest happy and surprise.





Coastal Kitchen: Goan Pomfret Ambotik
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2
  • 1-2 Pomfret, sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 bowl coconut, grated
  • 2-3 red dry chilies
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1-2 green chilies, slit
  • little tamarind pulp
  • 1 tsp ginger, chopped
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  1. Cut thick slices on the pomfret fish and season it with salt and turmeric powder. Spread it on all the pieces and keep aside.
  2. Dry roast dried red chilies, cinnamon, cloves, coriander seeds & cumin seeds on a pan for 2-3 mins.
  3. Add all the roasted spices in a mixer and then add coconut, vinegar & water and grind it into a fine paste.
  4. In a pan, add oil & onions and fry till onions become golden brown in colour.
  5. Then add the ground paste and fry it for a few seconds and then add water and cook it some more.
  6. Add the fish into the gravy and mix well and let the gravy simmer for sometime. Cook the fish for 4-5 mins.
  7. Next add the tamarind pulp & green chilies and let it simmer for about a minute.
  8. Serve with some rice and enjoy!