Hariyali Tawa Machli

Fresh mint and coriander leaves not only add a lovely green colour but a wonderful flavour to this fried fish. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Rawas fillets, Fresh mint leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Hariyali Tawa Machli

  • 2 Rawas fillets cut into 1½ inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup Fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Thick yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon White pepper powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 cup Rice flour


  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.
  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.
  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.

Nutrition Info

Calories 921
Carbohydrates 11.8
Protein 38.2
Fat 80.1