Meen Pathiri

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Total Time:
2 hours
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Meen Pathiri

  • To marinate the fish: Clean and cut the fish and apply the ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Marinate it for 1 hour and fry it in oil and keep aside.
  • For the fish masala:
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil and saute onion and green chillies.
  • When the onion becomes transparent add ginger and curry leaves.
  • Stir for a while and add coriander powder, chilly powder, garam masala and turmeric powder.
  • Add the tomatoes and stir well.
  • Add 1/2 cup water and 1 cup of the coconut mixture, which was kept aside.
  • Simmer the flame for a while.
  • Add the fried fish to it and keep on the fire for few more minutes.
  • Remove from fire and cool.
  • For Pathiri:
  • Boil water and salt, add the rice flour and mix well, take it off from fire.
  • Knead the dough well. Keep aside.
  • Grind small onion, aniseed and coconut and keep 1 cup aside.
  • Grind small onion, aniseed and coconut knead well in to the dough.
  • Oil your palms and shape into small balls and flatten it like a chapathi.
  • Make one more of the same size.
  • Place a piece of fish and some masala on one pathri and spread evenly. Cover with another pathiri.
  • Press the edges well with oiled fingers.
  • Make the remaining the same way.
  • Arrange one or two pathiris filled fish in a vessel and steam for 10 minutes or till done.
  • Remove from the vessel and serve hot.