June 22, 2015

Healthy Patrani Machchi

 

A healthy Patra-Ni-Machchi recipe, only with some mustard oil to give flavor. Pomfret wrapped in a tangy marinade and steamed in a banana leaf.

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pomfret (medium sized)Banana leaves

    For Marinade:

    4 Tbsp curd

    1/2 Tbsp turmeric

    Some chopped garlic

    1 1/2 Tbsp mustard oil

    Chilli flakes

    1/2 Tbsp salt

    Half lemon, juice

    For Garnish:

    Green chillies

    Coriander

Method

Mix all the ingredients to make the marinade for the fish.

Coat the fish properly with the marinade mixture. Let it rest for about 10 minutes, so that the flavors assimilate well.

Wrap the fish nicely in a banana leave and tie it up.

Place it in the steamer and let it steam gently for about 20 – 25 minutes.

Once done garnish with lime wedges, coriander and green chillies.

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