Sorse Doi Ilish (Hilsa fish with mustard and curd) | How to make Sorse Doi Ilish (Hilsa fish with mustard and curd)by Shonali DebnathCreated on 17th Nov 2015

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Sorse Doi Ilish (Hilsa fish with mustard and curd)by Shonali Debnath
  • Sorse Doi Ilish (Hilsa fish with mustard and curd) | How to make Sorse Doi Ilish (Hilsa fish with mustard and curd) (35 likes)

  • By Shonali Debnath
    Created on 17th Nov 2015
  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves2People
Sorse Doi Ilish (Hilsa fish with mustard and curd)

Ingredients

  • Hilsha/Ilish fish - 2-4 pieces
  • Onion seeds/kalojeere/Kalonji - 1/4 tsp
  • Mustard seed - 3 tbsp
  • Poppy seeds/Posto - 2 tbsp
  • Curd - 5 tbsp
  • Green chili - 4 to 5
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Sugar (as per taste)
  • Mustard oil

Steps

  1. Soak mustard and poppy seeds in water for about an hour and then grind it into a fine paste with 1/2 tsp salt, curd, 3-4 green chillies.
  2. Heat mustard oil in a large pan and add onion seeds followed by mustard paste, turmeric powder, salt and sugar. Let it cook after it releases oil. Add 1 cup of hot water, ilish pieces and 2 whole green chillies in it.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes and then reduce the flame and cook for another 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Check the fish if its cooked then it is ready to be eaten. Serve hot with steamed rice.
  • bina bedia year ago

    Shonali I love this dish - always have it in Oh Cslcutta. Dying to try it out !!

  • Shonali Debnatha year ago

    Thank you Bindiya.

  • Bindiya Sharmaa year ago

    So lovely, cant wait to try out Ilish this way..Such a classic!!