Shorshebata Ilish Maach / Hilsa Fish in Mustard Curry
|Serves||Preparation Time||Cooking Time|
|4 People||15 – 20 Minutes||35-40 Minutes|
- 500 g Hilsa or Ilish fish (cut into pieces)
- 3 tbsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
- 3 – 4 green chillies
- 3 tbsp mustard oil
- 1/2 tsp kalonji
- Salt to taste
Clean the fish well with water.
Marinate it with turmeric powder and salt. Keep it aside for 15 – 20 minutes.
Grind mustard seeds and green chilly in a mixer to fine paste. Add water as per the requirement.
Heat oil in a pan. Fry the fish pieces slightly on both the sides until it turns light brown. Transfer the pieces to a plate.
To the remaining oil, add kalonji seeds and saute until you can smell the aroma.
Add the ground paste of mustard and keep sauteing. Add a cup of water and bring it to boil.
Next add turmeric, red chilli powder and salt. Add the fried fish and cook for 8 -10 min with the lid covered. Switch off the flame once done. Serve hot with rice.
|Calories||584 K cal|