Loitta Shutki Vuna



Loitta Shutki Vuna (dry fish) is a very spicy and hot traditional dish of Bangladesh.Many people do not like Shutki for its strong smell,but those who love shutki consider this dish to be a favorite.It served with rice or khichuri.

Loitta Shutki Vuna

Loitta Shutki Vuna

By October 26, 2015

Today we will learn how to cook loitta shutki (dry loitta fish) at home following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Author: Zurana Masud
Recipe type: Sides
Cuisine: Bangladeshi
Serves: 4 people

Prep Time : 10 minutes. Cook Time : 10 minutes




  • Remove heads and tails and cut the fish into 1" pieces.
  • Boil some water and boil dry fish pieces for 30 s.
  • Washed thoroughly a few times in water to get ride of all the sands and drain well. Then mashed well.



  • Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion and garlic. Fry them until soft.
  • Then add garlic paste, ginger paste, cumin paste, salt, red chili powder and turmeric powder. Saute' for 1 minute, reduce the heat to medium. Dry fish has a lot of salt. So be careful about salt.
  • Now add boiled shutki and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  • If you feel salty then add more onion.It is your personal preference.
  • Use mustard oil  which makes the shutki to different taste and makes it so delicious.
  • Add a very little water and roasted chili powder. Taste and check for salt.
  • Cover on low heat and cook for five minutes or until all water dries up.
  • Once the water dries up and the loitta fish are lightly brown
  • Once the water is dries up then add chopped coriander and green chilies.
  • Remove from heat and serve with steamed rice or khichuri.


Loitta Shutki Vuna


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