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Basa with Lemon Rind / Basa Jhuri

Basa with Lemon Rind / Basa Jhuri
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June 20, 2012

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 24 minutes
Yield: 3-4

Basa with Lemon Rind / Basa Jhuri is a simple and handy recipe. Thanks to Shanta Auntee. I want to keep the flavour of lemon so I haven’t used coriander leaves. but you want , you can add coriander leaves in the end.


• 500 gram basa fillet

• 1 large onion sliced

• 2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

• 1 teaspoon chilli powder

• 1 teaspoon coriander powder

• ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

• 4-6 green sliced chillies

• 2 tablespoon lemon rind

• Salt to taste

• 1/3 cup oil






How to make:

1. Cut basa like the picture.

2. Heat the pan with oil and add onion. Cook onion till it becomes soft.

3. Add all spices and salt and cook till oil is separated.

4. Add fish and 2/3 of lemon rind and stir well.

5. Cook till all ingredients comes along together an add rest of rind. Stir well to make crumble (jhuri) texture.

6. After 1minute check salt and remove from heat.

7. Serve Basa with Lemon Rind / Basa Jhuri with plain rice.


Rownak loves to cook bangladeshi food and share her bengali recipes on her cooking blog. Rownak is determined to introduce all the authentic bangladeshi cuisine to the world and let everyone realise what they were missing out! She is based on sunny Queensland (Gold Coast) in Australia. Rownak writes for a number of bangladeshi cooking blog.

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