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Bengali Recipes - Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Ilish)

Bengali Recipes - Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Ilish)
Prep Time
30 Mins
Cook Time

45 Mins
Serves

4
Sprinkle fish slices with salt and half of the turmeric powder. Make a smooth paste of yellow mustard seeds, black mustard seeds, green chillies, ginger, salt & remaining turmeric powder.
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Ingredients

  • Hilsa (ilish) 1/2 kilogram
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies 2-3
  • Ginger 1 inch piece
  • Mustard oil 3 tablespoons

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Cooking Directions

  1. Sprinkle fish slices with salt and half of the turmeric powder.

  2. Make a smooth paste of yellow mustard seeds, black mustard seeds, green chillies, ginger, salt & remaining turmeric powder.

  3. Take a pan and place the fish in it and place the pan on the ring in the pressure cooker.

  4. Spread paste liberally on fish.

  5. Pour mustard oil on top.

  6. Place ring in the pressure cooker.

  7. Pour three cups of water into the cooker and place the pan with the fish on the ring.

  8. Cover with lid and steam the fish for eight to ten minutes.

  9. Serve hot.

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Comments posted by users for Bengali Recipes - Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Ilish) recipe:

  1. Really i never use ginger.

    on Aug 5 2013 9:29PM Report Abuse JHARNA GANGULY
  2. hi!thankyou very much for this recipe.my greatest critic my elder son .who is 5 years old loves fish and especially ilish with mustard paste loved it.he said maa u really cook well.it would be very nice if i could recive recipes of bengal in my gmail id.thanking yousheetal

    on Nov 2 2012 1:53AM Report Abuse Guest

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