Pomfret / Avoli Roast


1/2 kg pomfret/ avoli, cut into pieces
2 cup onions , finely chopped
1/2 cup tomatoes, finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic paste
4-5 green chillies, chopped
1/2 tbsp chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp pepper powder
1/2 cup cashew nuts, roasted and then grind to paste
few curry leaves
salt to taste


  1. Clean and cut pomfret into pieces and keep it aside. 
  2. Soak roasted cashew nuts for 10 minutes and then grind to a paste and keep it aside.
  3. Heat 3-4 tbsp oil in a pan and saute ginger paste, garlic paste and curry leaves.
  4. Add chopped onions  and saute well adding salt till transparent.
  5. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder and mix well for 2 minutes on medium flame.
  6. Then add chopped tomatoes, green chillies and cleaned fish pieces, mix gently and cook covered till done.
  7. When cooked , add ground cashew nut paste, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Switch off the flame and add chopped coriander leaves… Serve hot…



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