Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) | How to make Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish)

By Tathagata Deb  |  2nd Jul 2016  |  
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Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish)by Tathagata Deb
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    4

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About Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) Recipe

A delightful delicacy from the heart of Bengal capable to titilate any taste buds. Hilsa fish cooked with mustard paste.

Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Tathagata Deb teaches how to make Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) is a good option for you. The flavour of Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) and impress your family and friends.

Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish)

Ingredients to make Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish)

  • Hilsa Fish (Ilish) 8 pieces
  • Mustard 50 gms (paste)
  • Turmeric powder 2 tablespoons
  • Salt
  • Mustard oil
  • Green chili paste 1 tablespoon
  • Green Chilies 5-6

How to make Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish)

  1. Mix the fish pieces with 1 tablespoon turmeric powder and a pinch of salt and keep them aside.
  2. Drain the mustard seeds from water and grind into thick paste.
  3. In a pan take the fish pieces. Add the mustard paste, green chili paste, green chilies, remaining turmeric powder, salt and mustard oil.
  4. Mix the whole thing and make a uniform mixture. Pour a little more mustard oil on top.
  5. Put the whole pan into gas oven and turn it on and cook the whole thing with a covered lid in real mild flame.
  6. Cook for 15 minutes maximum. Turn off gas and keep in standing time for 2 more minutes.
  7. Serve hot ONLY WITH RICE.

My Tip:

While making the mustard paste add a bit of green chili to it.

Reviews for Bhapa Ilish (Steamed Hilsa Fish) (2)

Kasturi Chanda7 months ago

Nice and simple
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Santa Roy Chowdhurya year ago

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