Fish Pathiri


Fish Pathiri

Delicious pathiris with stuffed fish masala - Ramzan special
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


For fish masala:-


  • Marinate the fish pieces with turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt.
  • Grind the rice smooth without adding water.
  • Grind together grated coconut, fennel seeds, small onions, powdered cardamoms and salt into a smooth paste.
  • Mix the above two to form a nice dough.
  • Fry the marinated fish pieces, till crisp.
  • Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add onions and sautT, till it turns brown.
  • Add green chillies, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, mint leaves and curry leaves and sautT well.
  • Add all the powders and salt and sautT further.
  • Add the fried fish pieces and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame, when done.
  • Take a plantain leaf and spread a small portion of the dough into the shape of pathiris.
  • Place a fish piece with masala on it.
  • Place another pathiri spread on another plantain leaf on this masala and press well to get it sealed on the edges.
  • Repeat the procedure for the remaining dough and fish masala.
  • Steam them, till done.
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Response (4)
  1. s
    sabeena October 18, 2006

    In fish masala add grated coconutpaste it will be more delicious

  2. A
    ARSHIDA October 9, 2006


  3. S
    Sini Abbas February 27, 2008

    THis is a very good recipe. Do add fried coconut paste to the masala.

  4. n
    nadhiya jaffer August 2, 2009

    Thanks for this recipe…actually for long days i was looking for this recipe…

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