Patrani Macchi

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 800 gms - fish
  • banana leaves to wrap each fillet
  • 30 ml - groundnut oil
  • 3 lemons
  • little vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • For coconut chutney:
  • 100 gms - fresh coconut
  • 50 gms - coriander
  • 6 - green chillies
  • 20 gms - garlic
  • 15 gms - coriander seeds
  • 15 gms - cumin seeds
  • 60 ml - lemon juice
  • 5 gms - chilli powder
  • 15 gms - sugar
  • salt to taste

How to Make Patrani Macchi

  • Clean and wash fish.
  • Make fillets and cut each fillet into two.
  • Make horizontal slits on the pieces.
  • Sprinkle vinegar and salt and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Trim, wash and wipe banana leaves.
  • Cut coconut into pieces. Clean and chop coriander.
  • Wash, slit and remove the seeds from the green chillies. Peel garlic.
  • Now put all these and the remaining ingredients in the mixie to make a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  • Stuff fish pieces with chutney and spread the rest on both sides.
  • Apply oil on banana leaves and wrap each piece separately.
  • Steam the wrapped fish pieces for 30 minutes.
  • Cut lemon into wedges.
  • After 30 minutes, remove fish from steam. Unwrap arrange on a platter.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.

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