Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Traditional Bengali Fish Curry)
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3 piece hilsa fish, cleaned
2 tbsp mustard oil to fry the fish
1/2 tsp kalonji (nigella seeds)
1/2 tsp salt or to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chili powder
2-3 nos green chilies, slit
1 tsp raw mustard oil
1 tsp coriander leaves, chopped
Marinate the fish pieces with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder for 10 minutes. Make a paste with the turmeric powder, red chili powder and 1/2 cup water. Keep aside.
Heat 2 tbsp. oil and fry the fish pieces slightly on both sides. Drain and keep aside. Temper the same oil with kalonji. Saute for a few seconds. Add the paste and salt. Bring it to a boil.
Add the fried fish pieces and green chilies. Simmer on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Add the raw mustard oil and switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with plain steamed rice.
Less than or equal to 10 ingredients
Less than or equal to 5 Steps
Less than or equal to 30 min
less than 30 Mins
For Large Groups