Baked Bhetki in a Parcel Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds boneless beckti (bhetki or Koral in Bangladeshi stores) fish, cut into chunks or fillets
  • Banana leaves or aluminum foil
  • 1 teaspoon roasted sesame seeds (to garnish)
  • Shredded garden herbs (to garnish)
  • Marinade:
  • 4 tablespoons chopped spring onions
  • 2 teaspoon chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 4 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • Topping:
  • 1 pound tomatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
How to cook Baked Bhetki in a Parcel:
  • Combine all the marinade ingredients and rub over the bhetki fish.
  • Set aside for 1 hour.
  • Place the marinated bhetki fish on banana leaves or aluminum foil, spooning over juices. Mix all ingredients for the topping and spoon on top of fish.
  • Tie the banana leaves over the fish with a string. If using aluminum foil, seal and fold the edges together.
  • Bake in an oven at 400°F for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve hot with sesame seeds and shredded garden herbs, spooned over.

Hint:

If beckti (bhetki or Koral in Bangladeshi stores) fish is not available, substitute with fresh red snapper fillets.

This recipe for Baked Bhetki in a Parcel serves/makes: 6

The Baked Bhetki in a Parcel recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Various Fish (more Various Fish recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Indian (more Indian recipes)

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