Saturday, July 9, 2011

Ilish / Hilsa Macher Paturi


Ilish 6 pieces
Mustard paste 4 tsp
Turmeric Powder
Green chilli paste from 4-5 chillies
Green Chillies slit 4
Banana leaves 6 pieces
Mustard Oil 50 ml
Salt to taste


Clean and dry the bananas leaves.
Mix the turmeric powder, green chilli paste, salt with mustard paste in a bowl .Now add mustard oil & mix . Put the fish in paste & marinate.
Brush the leaves with little oil and put the fish marinated with masala in middle.
Wrap each piece of fish with the banana leaf completely and tie with thread.
Put the wrapped fish in a metal tiffin box and put it in boiling water for 15-20 mins or if properly tied can directly put wrapped ilish  in same dish alongwith cooking rice.
In microwave taste will be different . Preheat to 160 degrees. Put the wrapped fish on a tray and bake.for  20 min.
Serve hot with rice.