Instant Pot Fried Pomfret

Pomfret has always been great in taste, whether you grill it, bake it or fry it. It is a great treat to your family members if you cook it on weekends.

5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Fried Pomfret

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Fried Pomfret, semolina
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 305 kcal


  • 1 pomfret
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup semolina
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala


  1. Take a blender, add ginger, lemon juice, garlic and spices in it.

  2. Blend till the mixture becomes smooth.

  3. Marinate the fish with this mixture and set it aside for 20 minutes.

  4. Coat the fish in semolina on both sides.

  5. Turn on the instant pot and select sauté.

  6. Add oil and pomfret in it and sauté for 3 minutes.

  7. Close the lid of the instant pot.

  8. Set instant pot to Manual at high pressure and cook for 4 minutes. Release the pressure naturally through steam vent.

  9. Dish out and serve.

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