Sunday, June 10, 2012

MACHI PULAO (Sindhi Fish Pulao)



Ingredients for Onion Masala:



Onions ........... 4 - 5 medium sized (sliced)
Tomatoes ...... 1 (chopped)
Green chillies ... 1-2(chopped)
Ginger paste .... 1 tsp
Garlic paste ...... 1 tsp
Oil
1. Heat oil in a pan. Add the sliced onions and saute them until brown.
2. Add the chopped tomato, chillies, ginger and garlic pastes.
3. Pour 1/2 cup water and simmer it till the onion is cooked.
4. Let it cool and grind it with a hand grinder or in a mixer.
(This will be used for pulao and fish)

FOR PULAO


Ingredients:
Rice .......... 1 cup
Onion masala .. 1/2 cup
Green chillies .....1-2 (slit)
Turmeric powder ...... 1/4 tsp
Salt
Oil

For Tempering :
Green cardamoms ..... 3-4
Black cardamom ..... 1
Cloves ...................... 2-3
Cinnamon stick ......... 1 inch piece
Caraway seeds ........... 1 tsp.
Aniseed (saunf).......... 1/2 tsp.
Black pepper corns........... 1/2 tsp.
Coriander seeds .................. 1/2 tsp
Bay leaf ... 1
( Crush all the ingredients coarsely except bay leaf and cinnamon)
1. Wash and soak the rice.
2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add the crushed spices.
3. Stir fry on low flame for half a minute and add 1/2 of the onion paste.
green chillies, salt and turmeric.
4. Now put the rice and mix well. Add 2 cups of water and cook the rice till done.
5. Garnish the pulao with chopped nuts before serving.

For Fish Curry



Fish .... Surmai (or any other variety) 200 gms
Onion Masala .. 1/2 to 1 cup ( depending on the quantity of gravy you need)
Cumin powder .. 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder .. 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder ... 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder .. 1/4 tsp (add more if you like it spicy)
Garam masala ........ 1/2 tsp
Salt
Oil
Coriander leaves .. to garnish
1. Clean the fish and sprinkle salt to marinate for 1 hour.
2. Heat oil in a pan and add the onion paste and all the dry spice powders. 3. Add the salt carefully as the fish is already marinated with salt.
4. Tip in the fish slices and saute carefully, turning the fish once. Add enough water and simmer to cook.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
How to Serve 

In a plate serve the pulao and spread the gravy.( as much as you like)
Place the fish pieces on top.

28 comments:

  1. drooling over here.. looks yummy and delicious...

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  2. looks so easy to prepare and delicious...lovely!

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  3. That fish curry looks amazing! So yummy :)

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  4. hi shobha, i like the thick gravy which i think can be eaten with biryani rice too. the dish looks very appetizing - bookmarked with thanks. have a nice day

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    1. Yes dear .. you can serve it with anything

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  5. Oh I love curry rice, and your curry looks so yummy!
    Have a nice day (:

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    1. Thanks for the compliment Stefanie

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  6. Makes me hungry.Yummy,delicious and inviting dish.

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  7. This is awesome n perfect combo.... Thanks for linking to my event dear n also thanks for sharing the award with me dear .....

    Event: Dish name starts with M

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    1. Thanks .. one of my favourite combo too.

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  8. That's awesome.A same pinch for the coincidence.I too have posted a rice with fish..Yummy.

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  9. Fish Pulao sounds awesome and verydelicious, thanks for linking it to EP Series Event.
    New to ur space and loving all the lovely recipes here. Glad to follow u, hope to see you around...

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    1. Thank you so much for complimenting on my recipes

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  10. HI MA'AM , I PREPARED THE RECIPE OF FISH BIRIYANI FROM YOUR BLOG.I WAS A STAR ON MY BIRIYANI DAY!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

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    1. So happy to hear that.. keep trying more recipes.

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