Patrani Machi Recipe

Patrani Machi Recipe
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Patrani Machi is a Parsi recipe where the fish is basted in spices and then wrapped in banana leaf before cooking it. The fish which absorbs all the flavors while being slow-cooked is relished during the festive occasion of Navroz.
Patrani Machi Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.8 / 10 (6 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 2 Fish
  • 1/2 cup Coconut, grated
  • 1 bunch Mint Leaves
  • 1 bunch Coriander Leaves
  • 10 Green Chilies
  • 10 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Lemon
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • Banana Leaves
  • Salt to taste
How to make Patrani Machi:
  • In the mixer jar, add mint, coriander leaves, grated coconut, chilies, garlic, sugar, onion, cumin seeds and salt. Grind it until it turns into a fine paste.
  • Clean the fishes and slice them both to get 4 pieces.
  • Apply the above made chutney to the fish piece and sprinkle lemon juice over it.
  • Now, cut the banana leaves in such a way that it is big enough to wrap each fish piece properly.
  • Heat the leaves on both the sides and wrap it up. Thereafter, tie it with a string.
  • Now, grease the baking tin and place the fish in it. Pour some ghee over each piece and allow it to bake for about 15 minutes.
  • Your patrani machhi is ready to be served!!

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DNYANESH posted 15/03/2011