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ilish korma

Swati Mookherjee
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT ilish korma RECIPE

a rich & flavourful delicacy cooked with the king of the fish Hilsa

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Eid
  • Awadhi
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. hilsa fish 1.2 kg
  2. ten green cardamoms
  3. types cloves
  4. to sticks cinnamon
  5. 1 onion finely chopped(or beresta)
  6. 12 cashew nuts(soaked in milk(
  7. 10 roasted almonds
  8. 3 tbsp ginger paste
  10. Turmeric one teaspoon
  11. one teaspoon Garam Masala
  12. one teaspoon mace and green cardamom powder
  13. half teaspoon white pepper powder
  14. 1 cup yoghurt or dahi
  15. 2 tbsp Milk
  16. half teaspoon saffron
  17. Salt
  18. lime juice 2 tbspn
  19. Bay leaves 2
  20. Coriander leaves for garnishing
  21. Slitted green chilli
  22. White oil
  23. 150 mg ghee


  1. clean the fish pieces
  2. smeared with salt & lime juice, keep aside
  3. dessolve the saffron environment
  4. make a paste with almond and cashew
  5. heat half of the day and white oil 2 tablespoon
  6. at cardamom Clove Cinnamon and Bay leaves
  7. saute at medium heat until they begin to crackle
  8. at the onions,saute untill brown (or u can use beresta using at the top over the dish)
  9. at the ginger and garlic paste and copy until the moisture has evaporated
  10. add the grounded paste of Almonds and cashews add salt
  11. now the remaining ghee,garam masala piwder,saute
  12. place the marinated fish pieces over it and coat with the masala over the fish.. cook for 2 min
  13. whisk the dahi and pour over the pan and mix with the masala with a ladle
  14. at the slated green chillies and pepper powder, stir a bit
  15. cover and cook over simmer about 3 min
  16. turn off the flame
  17. add mace & green cardamom powder and saffron milk
  18. stir & remove to a serving dish
  19. garnish with coriander leaves

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Neema Bhardwaj
Neema Bhardwaj   Jun-20-2018


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