Monday, October 14, 2013

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Ilish or Hilsha is the most popular fish of Bengal. It is the national fish of Bangladesh.Though this full of tiny boned fish is really very tough to manage, yet it is warmly treated and passionately loved by the people of Bengal for its palatable taste. This extremely popular fish is so mouth watering that its any preparation that may be light fry also is very zealously received by the Bengalees. Its distinctively typically pleasant smell makes its own identity which attracts every fish lover.


  • Hilsha Fish - 4 pieces
  • Mustard paste (white) with 2 green chilly - 3 teaspoons
  • Poppy Seed Paste - 3 teaspoons
  • Mustard Oil - 4/5 teaspoons
  • Green Chilly - 5/6 pieces
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Water - 1 Little cup
  • Salt - As required
  • Sugar - very little (may or may not use)
Cooking Time :- 5 Minutes

Wash the pieces of fish very well. Now mix the mustard paste, poppy seed paste, oil, turmeric powder, salt and sugar as required to taste and also add water to it. Now put it into the pan and cover to it to cook under a light flame for 5 minutes. Then uncover it and pour the preparation on a dish by garnishing it with a little oil and some green chilly on it. The dish is now ready to be served. You must taste it with rice only which make you feel to utter "WOW".


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