Bharawan machili is a popular North Indian dish, made by stuffing fish with a mixture of mashed potato and spices. Served on top of lettuce leaves, it’s a delicious, wholesome way to prepare fish.
Serve this fish dish as a side during the main course of a meal or as a starter.
Print Recipe Stuffing Fish!
Red herrings stuffed with potatoes and fried till golden.
Fry the onion, cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, green chilies and coriander in the butter until the onion turns golden.
Allow this mixture to cool and then mix it into the mashed potatoes along with lemon juice and vinegar.
Stuff the herrings with the mashed potatoes.
Mix the water, gram flour and bread crumbs together until a batter is formed.
Dip the herrings into this batter and deep fry until golden.
Lay the fish atop the lettuce leaves and garnish with coriander leaves and lemon slices.