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Fish Paturi


For the Marinade

  • 6 Pieces of Fish portion cuts
  • 1 Tsp of Turmaric
  • 1 tsp of Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt
  • 3 tsp Mustard oil

For the Paturi

  • 4 tbsp Poppy Seeds (Khas Khas, Posto), Soak the poppy seeds in hot water for an hour, this will help in grinding it.
  • 5 tbsp Mustard Powder
  • 10-12 Whole Green Chilli
  • 6-7 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 tsp Kalonji (Black Cumin, Nigella)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Tsp Sugar
  • Banana Leaves cut into square of 10 inch each (6 pieces required)
  • String to tie the banana leaves
  1. Wash the Fishes and marinate it with Turmaric, Red Chilli Powder, Salt and Mustard Oil, keep it aside for 30 mins.
  2. Make a Thick fine paste of Poppy Seeds, Mustard powder, 6 Whole Green Chilies, Turmaric, Salt.
  3. To the past add Kalonji, Sugar, 3 Tbs of Mustard Oil and mix it well.
  4. Take a Banana Leave pour 1 tsp of the mixture onto the middle of the leave.
  5. On the mixture put a piece of fish and then 3 tsp more of the misture and make sure that the whole fish is covered with the mixture.
  6. Put one slit green chilli on the fish and 1/2 tsp of mustard oil on it.
  7. Fold the Banana Leaf, like making a parcel and tie it with a string. Aluminium foil can also be used in place of Banana Leaves but banana leaves gives a different kind of aroma.
  8. Similarly tie all the pieces of fish.
  9. Put all the pieces on a baking tray
  10. Preheat Oven on 450 Degrees and Bake the fishes for 30 min.

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