Sunday , 19 May 2024
hilsa_Sorshe Ilish


Recipe by Amrita Banerjee, Photography: Saugata Banerjee

Mustard Gravy Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha)

Sorshe Ilish

hilsa_Sorshe Ilish



8 Ilish steaks

2.5 tablespoons mustard seeds

3 tablespoon onion paste

6-7 green chillies

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon salt

3-4 tablespoon mustard oil



Marinate the fish with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon turmeric and keep aside for 5 minutes.

Make paste of mustard seeds and 5 green chillies

Heat oil with onion paste, turmeric and salt till oil is separated

Add 1 and ½ cups water and bring it into boiling point; add the fish and 2 whole chillies.

Let it cook covered 5-6 minutes in a moderate heat

Add mustard paste (add water if need for more gravy) and cook it about 4 minutes

Serve with plain rice.



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Amrita and Saugata Banerjee, are a husband and wife duo whose common passion run into the world of food exploration. Amrita is a Special Educator by profession and a foodie by passion. Her cooking call came with her marriage two years back and she hasn’t stopped since. Saugata is a ‘Dream Chaser’ and an amazing photographer by profession. Cooking and experimenting with vegetables has become his hobby as well.

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