Patrani Macchi (Fish) Recipe

Ingredients:

800 gms fish
little vinegar
salt to taste
banana leaves to wrap each fillet
30 ml goundnut oil
3 lemons

For coconut sauce:

100 gms fresh coconut
50 gms coriander
6 green chillies
20 gms garlic
5 gms chilli powder
15 gms coriander seeds
15 gms cumin seeds
60 ml lemon juice
Salt To Taste
15 gms sugar

Preparation:

  • 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 chilies. Peel garlic.
  • Now put all these and the remaining ingredients in the mixer 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 and serve with lemon wedges.
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