Methi Machchi Recipe

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Methi Machchi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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Sole fish cooked with a tomato, spinach and fenugreek gravy.

Ingredients of Methi Machchi

  • 750 gm sole fish
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 250 gm spinach
  • 250 gm fenugreek
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger - finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic  finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5-6 tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil

How to Make Methi Machchi

  1. Smear the fish with lemon juice, white pepper and 1 tsp salt.
  2. In a pan, take 6 tbsp. of oil and deep fry the fish till golden brown.
  3. In another pan boil the spinach and fenugreek together with some water. Keep the fish aside once fully cooked.
  4. Heat 2 tsp. oil in a pan. Add garlic, ginger, cumin powder, chopped onion and a little oil from the pan where the fish was fried.
  5. Meanwhile, remove the spinach and fenugreek from the fire and chop it finely.
  6. Add the tomato puree little by little to the frying pan.
  7. Once a thick gravy begins to form, add the spinach and fenugreek mixture, along with 1 tsp salt and a pinch of red chilli powder.
  8. Finally add the fish and mix gently.
  9. Serve hot.

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