Poora Mach

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Total Time:
1 hour 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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