Malai Macchi

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 kg - rohu/pomfret/hilsa/maangur fish
  • 3 - fresh tomatoes
  • 2 - green chillies, big
  • 4 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - mixed spices
  • 1/2 tbsp - turmeric powder
  • 4 pieces - cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 cup - fresh cow's milk
  • 2 tbsp - mustard oil
  • 1/4 tsp - sugar
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Malai Macchi

  • Marinate the fish with turmeric powder, oil and salt.
  • Heat oil in the pan, deep fry the fishes and keep them aside.
  • Now in the leftover oil add sliced green chillies, slices of tomatoes and saute.
  • Add some pieces of cardamom, now add some turmeric powder again, saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add milk into the paste, further add a 2 pinches of sugar, let the gravy boil for not more than 5 minutes then gently add the fish pieces into the hot gravy.
  • Reduce the flame and let it stand for another 5 minutes.
  • Now turn off the flame and add 2 tbsp of mustard oil into the gravy and let it stand.
  • Sprinkle some coriander leaves in the end and cover the preparation to retain the aroma and your malai macchi is ready.
  • Serve hot.