Patra ni Machchi | How to make Patra ni Machchi

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About Patra ni Machchi

A very popular Parsi preparation, the 'Patrani Machchi' is a healthy dish that is filled with unique flavours to refresh your taste buds.

Patra ni Machchi is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Parsee cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Patra ni Machchi at your home. Patra ni Machchi by Sujata Limbu will help you to prepare the perfect Patra ni Machchi at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Patra ni Machchi.

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Patra ni Machchi

Ingredients to make Patra ni Machchi

  • 10 Pomfret fillets
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 7-8 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
  • 50 grams of grated coconut
  • 3-4 Banana leaves
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste

How to make Patra ni Machchi

  1. Wash and cut the fish fillets into two by two inch pieces.
  2. Grind together coconut, coriander leaves, salt, green chillies, cumin seeds, garlic and lemon juice to a smooth paste.
  3. Marinate the fish pieces in this chutney for about twenty minutes.
  4. Take a small piece of washed and clean banana leaf. Place 2 pieces of the marinated fish in the center of each banana leaf piece, making sure that they are well coated with the coriander paste.
  5. Fold in the ends to make a parcel. Tie up parcels loosely with a string if desired.
  6. You can either steam these fish parcels or cook on a tawa. To steam just place them in a steamer and steam for five minutes.
  7. To cook on a pan, heat oil and place the parcels on it.
  8. Cook turning the parcels from time to time so that they get cooked on both the sides.
  9. When the banana leaves turn light brown take them off the pan or steamer.
  10. Serve the fish in the banana leaves to seal in the juices and aroma.

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