Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Shorshe Ilish (Hilsa in Mustard Sauce)


4 pieces of Hilsa
1 Tbls. mustard grain
3 green chillies
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. turmeric powder
3 Tbls. oil


For the mustard paste, soak the mustard for at least 2-3 hours. Put the soaked mustard, 1 green chili and grind them with some water to make a smooth paste.

Heat oil in a pan. Put turmeric powder, salt and pour in a cup of water. Break the 2 chilies and put in the water. Bring it to a boil and put in the fish.

Pour in the mustard paste. Once it is boiling pour in a spoon of oil on the top.

Serve hot.