014 Bangladesh – Ilish Macher Dhakai Paturi

014 Bangladesh – ilish Macher Dhakai Paturi - Striped Bass2

Ilish Macher Dhakai Paturi – Fish in Banana Leaves

Macher Paturi Dhakai the Ilish is a dish of fish cooked in a banana leaf.  This is a very good dish that comes from Bangladesh.


1 1/2 lbs white fleshed fish filets – carp, bass, trout or any fish you like.
3 teaspoons mustard seeds, ground or 3 teaspoons prepared mustard
4 serrano peppers, finely chopped
1 tablespoon turmeric
banana leaf


1. Mix all ingredients together to make a rub. Rub on fish.
2. Wrap fish in banana leaves.
3. Bake in a 300° oven on a baking pan until the banana leaves dry out and shrink in size. about 10-20 minutes.

Original recipe found here:


Author: martymadeitproductions

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