Fried Fish – Mahi

fried fish with saffron
Fried Fish Mahi

Fried Fish – Mahi

Fried Fish – Mahi


Sabzi Polo Mahi is a very traditional meal served on the Persian New Year.


  • 1kg hoki fillets
  • 1 cup flour
  • turmeric
  • salt and pepper
  • ghee


  1. Cut the Hoki fish fillets into serving sized pieces.
  2. Pat over with paper towels to ensure they are dry.
  3. Mix the flour, salt and pepper and the turmeric together until well mixed.
  4. Heat the Ghee in a large non-stick frying pan until fairly hot.
  5. Coat the fish fillets in the flour and cook in gently pace in the hot ghee.
  6. When the fish is golden in colour, then turn over to cook the other side.
  7. Turn the temperature down and continue to fry until the fish is fully cooked.

Additional Tips

Any type of white fish fillets can be used for this recipe. I prefer to use the frozen Hoki fillets as these can be readily available in the freezer.

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