By Swati Mookherjee  |  4th Aug 2017  |  
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About BHAPA ILISH Recipe

Bengal's favorite fish,Hilsa cooked with mustard-poppy seeds-ripe green chiily paste along with curd and loads of mustard oil.Hence it's a party recipe,to curtle down in cooking time i used microwave to cook it.

BHAPA ILISH, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of BHAPA ILISH is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Swati Mookherjee. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make BHAPA ILISH is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step BHAPA ILISH recipe by Swati Mookherjee. BHAPA ILISH can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in BHAPA ILISH just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. BHAPA ILISH can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out BHAPA ILISH.


Ingredients to make BHAPA ILISH

  • Hilsa ring fishes 5 apprx 500 gms
  • 120gms white mustard seeds
  • 30 gms poppy seeds
  • 100 gms curd
  • ginger Paste 1 tspn
  • turmeric powder 1 tspn
  • green chillies(red/ripe) 8
  • lime juice 1 tblspn
  • mustard oil 50 gms
  • salt

How to make BHAPA ILISH

  1. wash & clean the fish pieces,apply lime juice,turmeric(half of the quantity) , salt. keep aside for 10 min
  2. grind the mustard seeds,poppy seeds,chillies,salt,turmeric,ginger,oil altogether.
  3. keep the paste in a microsafe bowl,coat the fishes with this mixture
  4. cook this in microwave 5 min in full power without lid
  5. now allow the fish pieces to cool.
  6. remove marinade from it,carefully so that the fish pieces wouldn't be broken
  7. add curd and again some mustard oil in this marinade whisk it,add little more salt and slited green chilles
  8. pour this into the fish pieces and cover with a lid
  9. cooked in microwave for 3 min(or till done)
  10. serve with hot steamed long grain rice

My Tip:

if you want put a banana leaf under the bowl and place the pieces on it and cook by sealing the edges of the leaf.

Reviews for BHAPA ILISH (1)

Anmol Batra3 years ago

Swati Mookherjee
3 years ago
thanks :blush: friend

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