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Hilsa with mustard smoked in banana leaves by

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7-8 pieces of hilsa.
1 1/2 tablespoons of mustard paste very finely ground., 1/2 tablespoon turmeric paste.,
1/2 teaspoon chili paste., 100 grams of mustard oil.
4-5 green chilies, washed and slit., 4-5 banana leaves, halved.


place the fish pieces in a flat dish. Add masala pastes and salt.
mix the fish and masala pastes together.
add mustard oil and green chilies and mix again.
on the tawa or iron griddle place, 2-3 banana leaves one on top of the other and another 2-3 leaves crosswise over the first ones.
now carefully place the masala coated fishes in the center of the leaves.
pour the extra oil and masala on the top.
fold the banana leaves like a packet and tie it with a string.
place the tawa or the girdle on hot fire and cook for 20-25 mins.
remove from tawa and place the packet on a large platter.
untie it carefully and serve hot with rice.
Microwave method:-
follow the same recipe but make individual packets and place it in a flat dish and cook for 15-20 mins in medium heat.

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