Black Pomphret

Scientific Name :

Parastromateus Niger

Medicinal Value :

Very good for people suffering from cardiovascular diseases. Beneficial for building muscle tone.

Nutrient Value :

Rich in omega 3 fatty acids, protein etc

Culinery and Other Values :

Stuffed pomfret is a Maharashtrian dish. The pomfret is stuffed with a spicy mixture of coconut, onion and spices. Braised pomfret is a chinese dish popularly used as an energy replenisher. In HongKong pomfret is smoked over tea leaves.

Glossary :

  • English : Black Pomphret
  • Tamil : Vawal, Vavwall, Vaval
  • Malayalam : Aavoli, Akoli, Aakoli
  • Telugu : Nalla sandawah
  • Kannada : Kappu manji
  • Hindi : Halwa Machchi
  • Konkani : Sorungul
  • Marathi : Halwa Machchi
  • Tulu : Maanji