Bengali Fish Curry: Shorshe Ilish (Mustard Hilsa)

Bengali Fish Curry: Shorshe Ilish (Mustard Hilsa) recipe shared by Ravi Kumar from India Food Network.

Bengali Fish Curry: Shorshe Ilish (Mustard Hilsa)Bengali Fish Curry or Shorshe Ilish is a delicious food from Bengal. The recipe Bengali Fish Curry Is quite easy and simple you don’t need to be a master chef to make it. The herbs and spices used in it are healthy and delicious. It has many unique names also like Hilsa Curry or Shorshe Ilish.

 

 

 

 

Bengali Fish Curry: Shorshe Ilish (Mustard Hilsa)
 
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Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2-3
Ingredients
  • 4-5 pieces of hilsa
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp of red chilli powder
  • 4 tbsp of mustard oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp of salt
Spice mix for the Doi Posto gravy:
  • 3 tbsp of khus khus
  • 1 tbsp of black mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1/2 cup of curd (dahi)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 green chillies
Instructions
  1. Make a marinade with all the spices.
  2. Rub some salt, turmeric and chilli powder on the fish and shallow fry.
  3. Let the fish cool 5 - 7 minutes.
  4. Smear the marinade on the fish.
  5. Let it cook in the microwave for 2 mins, and then flip it. Cook it for another 1 mins.
  6. Serve with steamed rice.
 

 

     

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