Black Pompfret is popularly known as Halwa Fish in India and is a delicious seasonal see food with numerous nutritional and health benefits. Fish meat is white in colour.
It is widely available and mostly preferred to be cooked as fried whole fish. Put the cut marks on it, marinate it for an hour. Eat either fried or as baked Tandoori Fish
Scientific Name Parastromateus niger
Origin – Indian Ocean
Nutritional Information (per 100 g)
Protein 18.8 g
Carbohydtrates 0 g
Saturates 0.7 g
Salt 110 mg
Good for Heart
Clears up Blood Vessels
Omega 3 fats helps preventing rheumatoid arthritis. Joints become more strong
Keeps eyes bright and healthy
Relieve in breathing diseases like Asthma
Helps in skin glow and prevents ageing.
It’s always best to eat the fresh fish at earliest possible – preferably on the same day of purchase. If needed, pack the fish with ice and store in your refrigerator. For freezing, put the fish straight into the deep freezer as soon as you receive it. Remember that the oily fish do not normally freeze like white fish, so keep it no longer than 2 months.
TIP: Always write the date on your package when freezing. Once you’ve defrosted the fish, it is not advisable to re-freeze it again.