Baanhor Chungat Machh (Fish in Bamboo Hollow)

Posted on October 17, 2020

Baanhor Chungat Machh (Fish in Bamboo Hollow)


  • 5-6 boneless fish pieces (dressed and washed)
  • 2 onions (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2-3 green chilies (slited)
  • 50 gm mustard oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tender bamboo hollow (washed)
  • 1 banana leaf (washed)
  • 1/2 cup of chopped corinder leaves


  1. In a bowl mix the fish with chopped garlic, slited green chilies, 2 tablespoon
    mustard oil and salt.
  2. Fill the bamboo hollow with the fish mixture and seal with banana leaf.
  3. Place the bamboo hollow over the charcoal fire.
  4. Rotate the bamboo hollow from the time time till it is evently burnt.
  5. Place it for cooling and slit open the bamboo hollow.
  6. Add chopped onion, grated ginger and mustard oil with the cooked fish and
    mix properly
  7. Enjoy as a side dish with plain rice.

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