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Punjabi Machchi Recipe

Punjabi Machchi

Here's a simple fish recipe zinged into a Punjabi avatar! Fish fillets coated in garlic, red chilli, mint paste with a dash of chillies, lemon juice, amchur, garam masala and cooked to perfection.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Punjabi Machchi

  • 600-750 gm fish fillets, cut into cubes and marinated
  • For the marination:
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ajwain, crushed
  • 1 tsp mint paste
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp salt or as required
  • 1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • For garnishing:
  • 1 tsp amchur
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 cup onions, finely sliced
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

How to Make Punjabi Machchi

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Keep the marinated mixture refrigerated for an hour.
Put oil in a pan and cook covered at high heat for about a minute, then add fish to it.
Cook uncovered at high heat for 15 minutes, turn once.
Garnish with the amchur, garam masala, onions and lemon wedges.
Serve hot.
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