Khud Style Baked Indian Basa Recipe

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Khud Style Baked Indian Basa
  • Chef: Aditya Bal
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Aditya Bal cooks a banana leaf wrapped basa fish baked with some fragrant basmati rice in Raghogarh, Madhya Pradesh.

Ingredients of Khud Style Baked Indian Basa

  • 2 large fillets of basa fish
  • 1 cup of basmati rice, boiled
  • For the Marinade:
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 10-12 cloves of garlic
  • 2 Tbsp dry red chilli paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 tsp ghee
  • 100 gms hung curd
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste
  • A handful of chopped fresh coriander

How to Make Khud Style Baked Indian Basa

  • 1.Dry roast the cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fennel seeds,and grind to a powder. Next, char the garlic and grind to a paste with a pinch of salt.
  • 2.Combine the ground spices and garlic paste with the dry red chilly paste, turmeric powder, salt, lime juice, hung curd and ghee. Mix well.
  • 3.Add in a handful of chopped coriander to the marinade and then, apply the marinade to the fillets of fish till they are well coated with the paste.
  • 4.Layer a banana leaf with kitchen foil, make a bed of rice on it, and place the fish carefully on the rice.
  • 5.Fold the banana leaf over to make a parcel and tie with string.
  • 6.Place the fish-parcel in an oven on medium heat (or the embers of firewood/dry cow dung ) for 20 minutes.
  • 7.Unwrap the banana leaf parcel, and serve the fish as is, on the bed of rice.
Tags: FishSeafood