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Patrani Kheer Machhi

Fish wraped in Banana leaf

Recipe by srabani sinha of kolkata, IN

Exotic fish dish of different flavour and taste.

Ingredients non vegetarian 2 servings

    • 2 pieces Vetki Fish
    • 2 medium size onion
    • ½ litre milk
    • 1tbsp shah cumin (powder)
    • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
    • 1 tsp cardamom powder
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • 2 tbsp oil (to fry fish)
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • Salt to taste
    • Banana leaf (to wrap fish)


    1. Marinate fish with salt and turmeric powder
    2. Fry fish properly and keep aside
    3. heat butter in a pan, add onion and fry lightly
    4. grind onion to a smooth paste
    5. boil milk in slow fire till milk turn to thick consistency (kheer)
    6. Mix onion paste to kheer.
    7. add salt to taste
    8. add fried fish and toss both the side
    9. Add shah cumin powder, nutmeg and cardamom powder with fish, kheer  gravy.
    10. Cut banana leaf in two pieces.
    11. Place each fish with gravy in each banana leaf and wrap properly.
    12. Place two packets of banana leaf in oven and cook for 2-5 mints or else can be cooked in a pan for about 2 mts  in slow fire.
    13. Serve hot with rice or chapatti.
    14. Cottage paneer cubes can also be used  in stead of  fish.