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NATHOK BRENGA

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Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceNE Belly - The Basic North East Cook Book
Prep time
45 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
45 minutes

Description

fish dish

Ingredients

  kg
Small fish (rohu or hilsa)
1 T
Onion (chopped)
3
Green chillies
1 t
Salt
1 dr
Indigenous soda (or A pinch Sodium bicarbonate)

Instructions

  • Clean fish, wash and drain thoroughly.
  • Combine fish with onion, green chillies, salt and soda or sodium bicarbonate, and fill bamboo hollow with this mixture. Seal bamboo with a banana leaf or foil.
  • Place bamboo over a charcoal fire and cook for about 20 minutes, till bamboo is almost burnt. Rotate bamboo from time to time to cook evenly.
  • Remove from fire and let it cool. Open the seal and empty contents into a dish (or a piece of banana leaf if available.

Serve hot with steamed rice.
 

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