Machchli Ka Pulao

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 500 gms - pomfrets, filleted
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 4 red chillies
  • 1.5 cups - rice
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 1.5 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp - lemon juice
  • 1 small bunch coriander leaves, chopped
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Machchli Ka Pulao

  • Wash and dry the fish and cut into pieces.
  • Heat 1 tbsp - oil.
  • Add turmeric, chopped coriander leaves, chillies, garam masala and salt to taste.
  • Let it sizzle for 2-3 mins.
  • Then add the lemon juice and put in the pieces of fish and fry them well on both sides so that the masala coats them well.
  • When they are cooked, remove and reserve.
  • Fry the chopped onion to a light brown, add the rice and salt and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 3 cups of hot water and cook till nearly done.
  • Then place fish pieces on top and cover.
  • Cook on a very low heat.
  • Let the rice cook till all water evaporates.
  • Serve hot.