Recipe Tip For ease of wrapping and steaming, warm up the Banana leaves on the burner. You can also flip them in a hot pan for a few seconds until they turn soft. Share your version of this recipe How do you make Patrani Macchi at home? Share your version with us! Frequently Asked Questions Which other fish can I use to make Patrani Macchi? You can use other fish such as Haddock, Tilapia, Halibut, Seabass, Flounder, Cod, Rawas (salmon), or Kingfish to make Patrani Macchi. Can I bake the fish instead of steaming? Yes. Preheat the oven to 190-degree Celsius. Place the wrapped fish in a baking tin. Sprinkle some vinegar and water over the parcels and bake the fish for about 20 minutes.