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Number of pax: 4 pax   Cooking duration: 30 minutes

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How to pick out fresh fish? The gills should be bright red and the scales tightly attached to the body.


500 g mackerel or sardine, cleaned
2 banana leaves
4 turmeric leaves
2 buah bambangan (a type of wild mango), minced
1 tablespoon cooking oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 yellow onion, minced
2 ginger, minced
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
5 dried chilli, thinly sliced
50 g tamarind pulp, remove seeds
100 ml water
3 piece tamarind pieces
12 g MAGGI® CukupRasa™



  1. Firstly, gut and clean the fish before washing it under running water. Set it aside.
  2. Next, pour some oil in a wok and wait for it to heat up. Add in the garlic, onion, ginger, turmeric powder and dried chilli and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Then, mix the sautéed ingredients together with the tamarind pulp, tamarind pieces, MAGGI® CukupRasa™ and water along with the fish.
  4. Proceed to lay the fish along with the mixture in a pot with the banana and turmeric leaves and the buah bambangan.
  5. Cover the pot, place it on the stove and allow the fish to cook on low heat for 25 minutes.
  6. Pinasakan goes well with white rice and a spoonful of sambal.

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