How to make Herb Crusted Basa -

Basa fillets rolled in fresh herbs and baked.Learn how to make Herb Crusted Basa .Marinated in a mix of spices and then grilled golden, this juicy fish fillet is perfect for a rainy day.. This Fresh Basa lightly marinated and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Basa Fish Fillets, White Bread Slices (सफेद ब्रेड)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Herb Crusted Basa

Herb Crusted Basa Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Herb Crusted Basa Recipe

  • Basa Fish Fillets 4

  • White Bread Slices 4

  • Fresh coriander leaves 3-4 sprigs

  • Fresh mint leaves 8-10

  • Fresh basil leaves 6-7

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Butter 1/2 tesapoon + for greasing

  • Crushed red chillies 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Place fish fillets in a bowl, add ginger-garlic paste, salt and lemon juice, mix well and set aside to marinate for five to seven minutes.

Step 3

To make the crust, tear the bread slices and put in a grinder jar. Add parsley, coriander leaves, mint leaves, torn basil leaves and half teaspoon butter and grind into a coarse powder.

Step 4

Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and grease the foil with a little butter.

Step 5

Add crushed red chillies to the crust mixture and mix well.

Step 6

Arrange the marinated fish fillets on the lined baking tray and place the crust mixture over each fillet. Press well.

Step 7

Keep tray in the preheated oven and bake for five to seven minutes or till the fish is tender.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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