Bharwan Macchli

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Total Time:
20 Minutes
Serves:4
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 4 medium white fish
  • 450 gms - potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 50 gms/1/4th cup - Butter
  • 3/4th - cup gram flour (besan)
  • 1 large Onion
  • 1 tsp - grated Ginger
  • 2 Green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - Vinegar
  • 2/3 cup - water
  • 1 tbsp - fresh soft bread crumbs
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt to taste
  • | For garnishing:
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1 Lemon (sliced)
  • 4 Lettuce leaves

How to Make Bharwan Macchli

  • Heat the butter in a frying pan and fry onion until golden.
  • Add cumin, ginger, salt, green chillies and coriander.
  • Mix together with the lemon juice, mashed potatoes and vinegar.
  • Clean and cut herrings and stuff with potato mixture.
  • Make a batter by beating gram flour, water and bread crumbs together until smooth.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai /wok.
  • Dip each fish in the batter and fry until golden and crisp on medium heat.
  • Garnish Bharwan Macchli (stuffed herrings) with coriander, lemon slices and lettuce leaves. Serve hot.
  • Goes well as a side dish with non-vegetarian menu.