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Hariyali Tawa Machli

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Fresh mint and coriander leaves not only add a lovely green colour but a wonderful flavour to this fried fish.

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Hariyali Tawa Machli

Main Ingredients

Rawas fillets, Fresh mint leaves




Main Course-Seafood

Level Of Cooking



  • Rawas fillets cut into 1½ inch pieces
  • Fresh mint leaves
    1/2 cup
  • coriander leaves
    1 cup
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon
  • Ginger-garlic paste
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Green chilli
  • Curry leaves
  • Thick yogurt
    1/2 cup
  • Oil
    1 tablespoon
  • White pepper powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Rice flour
    1 cup


Step 1

Marinate the fish with lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste for fifteen minutes. Grind together green chilli, mint leaves, coriander leaves and curry leaves to a fine paste with a little water if necessary.

Step 2

Add this paste, yogurt, one tablespoon oil, white pepper powder and salt to the fish and mix well. Set aside to marinate for a further thirty minutes.

Step 3

Coat the marinated fish pieces with rice flour and dust-off the excess flour. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Place the fish pieces on it, a few at a time, and cook, turning sides, till crisp and evenly done from both sides. Serve hot.

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