Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste | How to make Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste

By Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra  |  4th May 2016  |  
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Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard pasteby Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
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About Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste

One of the popular and not to be missed Bengali dish.

Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste by Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste at home without any difficulty. Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste this weekend. Share your Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra for inputs. In case you have any queries for Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra. You can also rate the Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste and give feedback.

Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste

Ingredients to make Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste

  • Bhetki fish- 4 pieces
  • Coconut paste/grated- 1/2 cup
  • Mustard paste - 2 tbsp
  • Garlic paste -1 tsp
  • Green chillies -2-3
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt as required

How to make Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste

  1. Marinate the fish with little turmeric and salt. Keep aside.
  2. Take 1-2 tbsp mustard seeds. Soak it in water for 20-30 mins, then grind it with green chilllies and salt, if you have sil batta, please use that to make the mustard paste. (You can also use mustard powder. Soak 2 tbsp mustard powder in 3-4 tbsp water with little salt.)
  3. Take a steel tiffin box, add coconut paste or grated, mustard paste, garlic paste, green chilli paste, turmeric powder, salt to taste and 2-3 tbsp mustard oil. Mix everything together.
  4. Now add the marinated fish. Mix well into the coconut paste and add 2-3 slit green chillies. Now close the tiffin box.
  5. Heat a pressure cooker with 1/2 cup of water. Put the tiffin box inside the cooker and close the lid.
  6. Wait till 2 whistles blow. Then reduce the flame on low and cook for 20-25 mins. Then turn off the gas.
  7. Take out the tiffin box from the cooker, the bhapa bhetki/steam fish is ready to be served with steamed rice.

My Tip:

You can make bhapa mach/steam fish with various types of fish like hilsa, bhetki, rahu, etc.

Reviews for Bhapa bhetki /Steam fish with coconut and mustard paste (1)

Shilpa lad2 years ago

Nice dish dear! Can we make this with any other kind of fish as well?
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