September 26, 2017 Bengali Bhetki Macher Paturi Recipe

Bengali Bhetki Macher Paturi Recipe | Fish | Bengali Cuisine

Bengali Bhetki Macher Paturi Recipe is one of the most famous and delicious traditional Bengali cuisines. You will need little patience to cook. You will enjoy it.


  • Bhetki fish, fillets cut into pieces  – 4
  • Tablespoons Mustard seeds
  • Poppy seeds – 1 tablespoon 
  • Fresh coconut, grated, plus more to garnish – 1/4 cup
  • Green Chillies, slit – 7
  • Turmeric powder (Haldi) – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt, to taste
  • Banana leaf, cut into  10*8 rectangles – 1
  •  Mustard oil – 2 teaspoons

Bengali Bhetki Macher Paturi Recipe Procedure:

  1. Take a big mixing bowl and add half teaspoon turmeric powder and salt and mix it well.
  2. In a blender add mustard seeds, poppy seeds and green chillies and make a fine paste by adding a little bit of water.
  3. In a bowl take the grated coconut and add mustard seeds paste, a bit of salt to taste and remaining turmeric powder and mix.
  4. Marinate it in the fridge for an hour.
  5. Now, take off the fish from the fridge and mix with a teaspoon of mustard oil. Mix gently
  6. Now place fish with masala on the banana leave pieces glossy side up over a plate, rub a little mustard oil on it.
  7. Fold the banana leaf to make it a square parcel and tie with thread.
  8. Now place them over a non-stick pan and grease some oil on it.
  9. Cook on medium heat for 8-9 minutes on each side on a medium heat.
  10. Serve the freshly prepared steaming hot Bengali Bhetki Macher Paturi Recipe

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