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Patrani Pomfret Recipe

Patrani Pomfret is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 2 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 6 - small pomfret.
  • 3 - Banana leaves.
  • green chutney.
  • salt to taste.
  • for making green chutney: 1/2 - fresh coconut, scraped (large).
  • 4 to 5 - green chillies.
  • 4 to 5 flakes - garlic.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 1 medium-sized bunch - fresh Coriander leaves (washed well and chopped).
  • 1/2 medium-sized bunch - fresh Mint leaves (washed well and chopped ).
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar.
  • 1/2 - Lemon (made into Lemon juice).
  • salt to taste.
  • How to Make Patrani Pomfret:

    1. Wash and clean the pomfret well. Remove the eyes of the fish. Make a slit on the head of each fish.
    2. Pat each fish dry with a clean napkin.
    3. Smear some salt on the fish and keep it aside for some time.
    4. Meanwhile, prepare the chutney.
    5. Grind all the ingredients for making the chutney into a fine paste.
    6. Smear this chutney on each fish adequately.
    7. Stuff some chutney on to the head of the fish.
    8. Cut each leaf into squares keeping in mind that the squares should be big enough to wrap each fish well.
    9. Place the pomfret on the square leaf and wrap it well.
    10. To secure it, tie it with a string.
    11. Repeat the same with the other fish.
    12. Steam the fish for about 10 mins.
    13. Serve the fish with chapatti (rice flour chapatti).


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