How to make Hare Lehsun Ki Machchli -

Fish marinated in green garlic chutney and cooked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Fresh green garlic (ताज़ा हरा लहसुन), Fish fillet (फिश फिले)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Hare Lehsun Ki Machchli

Hare Lehsun Ki Machchli Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hare Lehsun Ki Machchli Recipe

  • Fresh green garlic 100 grams

  • Fish fillet 500 grams

  • Green chillies , broken 2

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic 25-30 cloves


Step 1

Roughly chop green garlic and put into a mixer jar. Add green chillies, lemon juice and sufficient water and grind into a chutney.

Step 2

Cut fish into small cubes and place in a bowl. Add chutney, crushed black peppercorns, salt and mix well. Set aside to marinate for ½ hour.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Mash the garlic cloves and add to the pan and saute, stirring, till golden.

Step 4

Add fish cubes, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Flip and cook from the other side for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.