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Lai Xaak Parcels(Mustard Green Parcels)

Lai Xaak Parcels(Mustard Green Parcels)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 50


Serves 12

  • 100 gm dry shrimp

  • 1 big Onion chopped

  • 2-3 green Chilli chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon red Chilli powder

  • 1/4th teaspoon Salt or as per taste

  • 1 tablespoon Mustard oil

  • 2 teaspoon vegetable oil to shallow fry

  • 12 Green fresh Mustard leaves (Pick big and fresh leaves)

  • 12 toothpicks to seal the parcels


  • 01

    Heat 1 tablespoon of mustard oil in a pan.

  • 02

    Add cleaned and washed dry shrimps and saute for 2-3 minutes to release flavour.

  • 03

    Next add chopped onion, chopped chilli and garlic.

  • 04

    Fry for 2-3 minutes.

  • 05

    Add red chilli powder and salt.(Add salt after taste, as dry fish have already salt in them.)

  • 06

    Add 2-3 tablespoon of water, cover and cook for about 5 minutes in low heat to cook the shrimp.

  • 07

    After 5 minutes remove the lid, check the seasoning, stir and smash lightly with your spatula and remove from heat.

  • 08

    Clean and pat dry the mustard greens.

  • 09

    Take one leaf, put 1 teaspoon of prepared shrimp in the center.

  • 10

    Fold the leaf from all sides to make a small parcel.

  • 11

    Fold as shown in the picture and make a parcel.

  • 12

    Seal the parcel with a toothpick.

  • 13

    Make other parcels following the same procedure.

  • 14

    Heat 2-3 teaspoon of oil in a non stick pan.

  • 15

    Add the parcels in the pan and shallow fry them in both sides until the parcels are soft and cooked.

  • 16

    Transfer them to a serving dish .

  • 17

    Serve warm as a side dish for your meal. I served them on the bed of some salad.

  • 18

    They are very tasty and flavourful dish. If you dont like dry fish, you can also make the parcels.with any of your favourite stuffing.



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