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Poora Mach Recipe

Poora Mach is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Tuesday, 17 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
BBQ / Grill Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 500 g - sole fish.
  • 2 tbsp - mustard seeds, soaked and ground.
  • 1 bunch - chopped Coriander leaves or Mint leaves.
  • 6 Cloves - garlic, crushed.
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder.
  • 2 tbsp - Lime juice.
  • 2 tbsp - mustard oil.
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1 tsp - salt.
  • How to Make Poora Mach:

    1. Ease the fillets away from the backbone of the fish, leaving them attached at the sides.
    2. Rub the oil on to the insides and outside of the whole fish. Apply in between the fillets.
    3. Mix together all the ingredients into a paste, spooning the remaining into the insides of the fish and marinate the fish for an hour.
    4. Wrap the fish in an aluminium foil and cook on a barbecue.
    5. If cooked on an open charcoal fire, wrap in a banana leaf till cooked and ready to be served.
    6. Serve with plain boiled rice.


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