Fish Pilaf (Palau)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Fish Pilaf (Palau)

  • Wash the fish and marinate it with a 1 tsp chilli powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and a pinch of salt for half and hour.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a flat pan and lightly fry the fish till firm.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a suitable vessel and fry the onions, bay leaves and spices till golden brown.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste, green chillies and coriander leaves and saute for some time.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Add the coconut and mix well.
  • Add 4 cups of water and bring to boil.
  • Add the rice and mix well.
  • Cook on low heat till most of the water has been absorbed.
  • Now mix in the fried fish gently.
  • Simmer till the rice is cooked and all the water dries up.
  • Serve hot with curd and onion chutney.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes