Reachado Stuffed Pomfret Fish

The earlier form of the pomfret's name was pamflet, a word which probably ultimately comes from Portuguese pampo, referring to various fish. Pomfret is simple to cook. It has more meat and few bones. It is rich in protein and unsaturated fatty acids. There are various ways in which you can cook pomfret. This recipe involves stuffing the fish with the popular Goan reachado Masala and then fried.
  • Passive
    15 minutes
  • Prep
    15 minutes
  • Cook
    10 minutes
  • Servings
    2 Pc.


  • 2 Pomfret fish (Silver pomfret)
  • 6 tbsp Reachado masala (See recipes notes below for reachado masala recipe)
  • 4 tbsp Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp Salt (or as required)
  • Oil (for shallow fry)


  • 1 Mix masala and the onions.
  • 2 Clean fish, slit on both sides, apply salt and keep aside (See next picture to see how it is to be slit)
  • 3 Stuff in the masala and onion mixture in the slit.
  • 4 Stuff masala on both the sides in the slits.
  • 5 Heat Oil in a skillet. Fry the fish till done.
  • 6 Serve with salad or with Goan fish curry and rice. (See recipe notes below)

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