Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0 | How to make Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0

By Bethica Das  |  1st Feb 2018  |  
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Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

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About Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0 Recipe

An all time favourite of mine, this is a very simple Hilsa (river water) fish prepared with minimum of ingredients. So less effort but the end result is extremely delicious. Been having this yummy fish curry for a weekend lunch since childhood. It is simply divine and is best enjoyed with plain steamed rice.

Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Bethica Das. Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0 is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0 is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0 by Bethica Das is perfect to serve 3 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0.

Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0

Ingredients to make Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0

  • 3 pieces of Hilsa fish, cleaned
  • 2 tbsp. mustard oil to fry the fish
  • 1/2 tsp. kalonji (nigella seeds)
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder
  • 2-3 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tsp. raw mustard oil
  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0

  1. Marinate the fish pieces with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder for 10 minutes.
  2. Make a paste with the turmeric powder, red chili powder and 1/2 cup water. Keep aside.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp. oil and fry the fish pieces slightly on both sides. Drain and keep aside.
  4. Temper the same oil with kalonji. Saute for a few seconds.
  5. Add the paste and salt. Bring it to a boil.
  6. Add the fried fish pieces and green chilies. Simmer on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the raw mustard oil and switch off the flame.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with plain steamed rice.

Reviews for Ilish Maacher Jhaal (Bengali Hilsa Fish curry0 (2)

Tania Chakraborty2 months ago

Tried this,good:thumbsup:.
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Bethica Das
2 months ago
Thank you so much

Milli Garg8 months ago

Mouthwatering!!!
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Bethica Das
2 months ago
Thank you
Bethica Das
2 months ago
Thank you

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