Ilish Macher Paturi



500 Gm Hilsa Fish

1 Cup Coconut paste

4 Tbsp Mustard paste

3 Tbsp Green chili Paste

3 Tbsp Mustard oil

2 Tbsp Refined oil

1\2 Tbsp Turmeric powder

1 Banana leaf

Salt to taste


Clean and wash the Hilsa Fish and keep it aside.

Now take a bowl and prepare a mixture with the coconut paste, mustard paste, green chili paste, mustard oil, salt and turmeric powder.

Now wash and wipe the banana leaf and cut it into square pieces of 6 inch by 6 inch so that one piece of fish can easily fit into it.

Now coat the leaf with oil from inside and keep it aside.

Then marinate the fish with previously prepared mixture of all the spices.

Now put the marinated fish on the banana leaf and wrap it tightly and tie with a string.

Heat oil in a frying pan and put the wrapped fish on it and fry until the leafs turn yellow.

Then remove the wrapped leaf from frying pan and take fish out of leafs and serve with hot rice.




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