Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) | How to make Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy)

By Runa Ganguly  |  9th Feb 2018  |  
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Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy)by Runa Ganguly
  • Prep Time

    14

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  • Cook Time

    30

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About Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) Recipe

Hilsa is considered as one of the most tastiest fish due to its distinctly soft oily texture, mouthwatering flavour and superb mouthfeel. It forms a staple diet in Bangladesh and Myanmar. The fish is locally called “Macher Raja”; meaning the king of fish. Bhapa Ilish is easy and is relished across West Bengal

Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in West Bengal. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 14 minute for the preparation and 30 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) by Runa Ganguly in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) at your home without any difficulties. Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy) is one of the representative dishes of West Bengal which you can serve in any special occasions.

Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy)

Ingredients to make Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy)

  • Ilish/Hilsha fish 8 pieces, without head & tail
  • 3-4 tablespoons Black mustard
  • 1 cup Scraped coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Green chili 4 to 5, as per taste
  • 4 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt

How to make Bhapa Sorshe Ilish(Steamed Hilsa Fish in Mustard gravy)

  1. Place the Hilsha fish pieces in a bowl and marinate them with salt and turmeric and keep aside.
  2. Make a fine paste of mustard seeds along with some salt & few chilies with little water with it.
  3. Now take a bowl, put the mustard paste, scraped coconut, turmeric powder, salt & 1/2 cup water and mix all together.
  4. Put the fish pieces into the mixture and marinate the fish with the mixture.
  5. Take a nonstick flat pan, sprinkle some mustard oil at the bottom, place all the marinated fish pieces into the pan, drizzle the oil on the top, cover with a tight lid and place the pan on low heat for 25 minutes.
  6. After 25 minutes turn off the heat, but do not open the lid.
  7. Open the lid just before serving. Serve "Bhapa Ilish" with hot steamed rice.

My Tip:

You can use any convenient method of steaming too

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