Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy | How to make Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy

By Nibedita Athpariah  |  8th Feb 2017  |  
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Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravyby Nibedita Athpariah
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

20

2

About Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy Recipe

This is a bengali dish . A very fishy affair as well because the fish is THE Hilsa . A very popular dish for the Bengali and Assamese people in north east India. A dish that goes very well as lunch and dinner and with plain rice.

Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy by Nibedita Athpariah will help you to prepare the perfect Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy in your kitchen at home. Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy needs 15 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy. In case you have any questions on how to make the Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Nibedita Athpariah. Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy

Ingredients to make Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy

  • 4 pieces clean fresh hilsa fish
  • 3 - 4 red / green chilli sliced
  • Yellow mustard paste 3/4 teaspoon
  • coconut powder -2/3 teaspoon
  • mustard oil - 6/7 teaspoon
  • salt - 1 teaspoon
  • water - half cup
  • ginger - 1 teaspoon
  • cumin Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • turmeric -1/4 teaspoon

How to make Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy

  1. It's a one step cooking process because we are going to mix everything together and pop the fish in the microwave.
  2. First we need to make a paste of mustard seeds paste and add ginger and the coconut powder and blend it again for a min
  3. Now in microwave safe bowl put the fish and pour in the mustard paste in it along with salt and turmeric and mix well. Add half the water . Add in the sliced chillies and sprinkle the cumin powder on top.
  4. Now cover it with a aluminium foil and bake for. about 10 mins in a pre-heat oven at 180 c . After that switch the mode to microwave and let it cook for another 5 mins in high then lower the heat a bit then another 5 mins. Normally the fish gets cooked within this period of time .
  5. If you feel the fish is undercooked then cook for another 10 mins or so till the fish is done.
  6. You might need to add water from time to time because the gravy thickens up . So bring it out pour a bit water and check your salt and mix together everything then put it again in the microwave. Serve it with plain rice. Hope you enjoy.

Reviews for Steamed Hilsa fish in Mustard gravy (2)

Kanak Patel2 years ago

Lovely recipe, love it!
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BetterButter Editorial2 years ago

Hi Nibedita, Please mention the steps to prepare this recipe in different lines so that it is easier to read and follow.
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