Seafood Ragout

Patia

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

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    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

  • About

Patia, or patio, is one of the cornerstones of Parsi menu planning. It’s part of the trinity of dhan dar patio—white rice, plain yellow dal, and this richly flavored seafood ragout—served on a saro daro, auspicious day, or on any day at all.

The traditional Parsi method is to cook the fish or vegetables along with the tomato and onion base for at least a half hour, but we prefer to fry the seafood components separately and add them to the patia sli