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Kochu Diye Ilish

Susmita Mitra
60 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kochu Diye Ilish RECIPE

I scream, You Scream, We all scream for ILISH !! Yes, our Bong genes, will make us shout all the more, all the loudest, whenever someone mentions ilish... Today i am sharing a very common and simple recipe for my grandmother's kitchen..

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Shallow fry
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Hilsa fish 500 grams
  2. Boiled Taro root/Kochu 1 cup - cubed
  3. Onion seeds 1/2 tsp
  4. Dry red chili 1
  5. Bay leaf 1
  6. Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  7. Green chili 6-8
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Cumin powder 1 tsp


  1. Marinade fish pieces with turmeric powder and salt. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a nonstick pan and shallow fry fish pieces. Keep it aside.
  3. Now add bay leaf, dry red chili and onion seeds to the same pan.
  4. Add boiled taro roots and saute for 3 minutes
  5. Add salt, turmeric powder, sliced green chilies, cumin powder and saute for 5 mins.
  6. Add 2 cups of water and bring to boil
  7. Add fried fish pieces. Cook for 2 to 3 mins.
  8. Serve warm with rice

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Neha Dhingra
Neha Dhingra   Nov-13-2017

I will surely try this.

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