Rainbow Trout With Green Peas Pot Stickers and Carrot Pachadi

“this is one of my low carb offerings full of colours and flavours from fresh mint to sweet carrots, pot stickers are stuffed with a indian style stuffing . The steamed fish is a adaptation of a Parasi dish called Patharani-Macchi it is steamed in a jacket of banana leaf on the side is served green peas potstickers, carrot pachadi(salad) and wilted rainbow chard. Really a good blend of spices and not over powering at all good to impress your in-laws”
1hr 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash truot fllets and dab dry.
  2. In a food processor, grind ginger, garlic, coconut, mint, and lime juice; blend adding water as necessary to make a thick paste.
  3. Season with salt. Wash and wipe banana leaves and apply paste all over the leaf.
  4. Place the trout fillet at one end and fold tightly making sure all the spice is covering the fish.
  5. Steam fish over a bamboo steamer or in perforated pan over a pot of boiling liquid.
  6. Combine together flour, salt and water and mix well.
  7. Knead well with oil on the palms to make a smooth dough.
  8. In a pan heat oil, add cumin seeds and allow to crackle.
  9. Add chilli, ginger, coconut and sauté for 3 minutes. Mix in the green peas and season with salt and mango powder (allow to cool).
  10. Roll out the dough into 1 1/2-inch disks and place 1 tbs of stuffing in the center.
  11. Fill the dough to form a half moon shape and then make it stand on one side by pressing it on the working surface.
  12. Cook in a hot frying pan first with oil to sear the bottom and then covered with a little amount of liquid to almost steam roast, about 5 minutes.
  13. Carrot salad:.
  14. In a heated pan with oil, add mustard seeds and allow to crackle; add rest of the ingredients and allow to cook for 3 minutes.
  15. Add in the carrots and season with salt.
  16. Allow to cool before service.
  17. Swiss chard:.
  18. Wash and trim the thick stems on the back of the leaf heat oil and wilt down the leaves with some ginger juliennes.
  19. Season with salt. Place two pot stickers on the plate at 2 o'clock, swiss chard in the center topped with the wrapped fish. Serve carrot salad at 10 o'clock. This dish is visually appealing and full of flavour.

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