Fish in Pomegrante Sauce


I have tried out this dish from the BBC’s The Incredible Spice Men with little changes. I love this progam to the core, all the recipes are worth trying. Also I have tried apple crumble, stay tuned for the recipe. The dish was awesome and very everyone loved this especially my kids. Fish in Pomegranate sauce – Kids Friendly Recipe.

In this dish, fish is fried with flour and spices, served with a ginger pomegranate sauce. Let us move on to the recipe…

Fish in Ginger-Pomegrante Sauce

Fish in Ginger-Pomegrante Sauce


  • Plain flour / Maida – 4 tbsp
  • Chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder – ½ tsp (freshly ground)
  • Fish (anything of your choice) – 500 gms
  • Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp
  • Unsalted Butter – 100 gms
  • Ginger – 50 gm
  • Lime juice – 4 tbsp
  • Pomegranate – 30 gms
  • Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp
  • Banana – 5 nos
  • Salt to taste


  • Clean and finely slice the fish into equal parts.
  • Take flour, chili powder, and pepper together in a bowl and dust fish in it, shake off the excess.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the fish on the pan, drizzle oil along the sides and cook them on both sides (be careful the sole should not come out).
  • Grind ginger and lemon juice together to a fine paste.
  • In another pan, melt the butter over medium heat; let it bubble for three min wait until turn golden brown color.
  • Reduce the heat to low, add the ginger- lime paste, pomegranate seeds and chopped coriander leaves. Cook for few mins.
  • Peel and halve the banana into equal size (lengthwise). Heat a tsp of clarified butter/ghee in a pan; toast the pan for a minute, both the sides.
  • Serving: Take a plate, keep the toasted banana and then keep the fish over it and then spoon the pomegranate seeds over it and pour a tsp of that pomegranate sauce over it.

Note: You can also substitute toasted bread for banana and serve for dinner.



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