Macchi Nu Pulao (Fish rice cooked in coconut milk)

Macchi Nu Pulao (Fish rice cooked in coconut milk)

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Servings: 8
Calories: 406


  • 14 oz Rice washed, soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1 large Pomfret fillet, cut into large pieces
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 1/2 floz Vegetable oil or ghee
  • 5 Onions large, sliced

grind to a paste:

  • 2 tsp Cumin jeera seeds, roasted
  • 1 Cinnamon dalchini, 1 inch stick
  • 2 Cloves laung
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 5 Green cardamom choti elaichi
  • 7 Garlic lasan cloves
  • 7 Dry red chillies sookhi lal mirch
  • 7 oz Coconut nariyal, grated
  • Salt to taste


  • Marinate the fish with salt for a few minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a wok (kadhai); saute onions till brown. Add the ground paste; saute for 2 minutes.
  • Wash the marinated fish and then add to the wok.
  • Add rice, coconut milk, and half of the green coriander. Bring the mixture to the boil. Lower heat and simmer until the rice is cooked. If more water is required, use only hot water. Serve hot, garnished with the remaining green coriander
Calories: 406 kcal
Carbohydrates: 56 g
Protein: 6 g
Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 16 mg
Potassium: 414 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 7 g
Vitamin A: 385 IU
Vitamin C: 64 mg
Calcium: 59 mg
Iron: 2 mg
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