Microwave Baked Bhangone/Nara/Bango (Labeo Bata) Fish


  • Bhangone Maas (Labeo Bata) – 5 (250 grams)
  • Tomato – 1
  • Sesame – 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 10 pods
  • Ginger – Half thumbsize
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 2 tablespoon
  • Salt, Mustard Oil, Banana leaf


  • Cut and clean the fishes properly, make some cuts on the fishes bodies with a sharp knife
  • Roast the Sesame and Cumin on a tava or microwave
  • Add Tomato, Sesame, Cumin, Garlic, Ginger, Red chilli powder and Salt together and make a paste
  • Place the paste in a microwave-safe baking dish, microwave on high for 5 minutes
  • Mix Mustard Oil with the paste
  • Now rub and stuff the fishes with the paste
  • Place Banana leaf in the baking dish, place the fishes on it and pour the remaining paste on the fishes
  • Wrap the baking dish with Banana leaf and microwave on high for 3 minutes
  • Keep the dish in the microwave for about 10 minutes
  • Add Lemon juice and serve



Soyuz Sharma is a businessman and self certified ‘foodie’ from Guwahati (Dispur). Soyuz loves ethnic cuisines from North East India (actually all Mongoloid cuisines).