Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style) | How to make Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style)

By Bethica Das  |  10th Apr 2018  |  
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Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style)by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    70

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    3

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About Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style) Recipe

This is a traditional Bengali delicacy where pomfret fish is steamed cooked in mustard - coconut gravy. Mustard oil is added for an authentic touch and flavour. It is best relished with hot steamed rice. It is a very easy, simple and a delicious recipe where prawns or Hilsa fish can also be substituted. You just need to steam it and the dish is ready in no time.

Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style)

Ingredients to make Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style)

  • 3-4 pieces of fish
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. mustard
  • 1 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
  • 1-2 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp. mustard oil
  • 1-2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. yoghurt

How to make Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style)

  1. Soak the mustard in 1/2 cup water for an hour. Then grind along with chilies, pinch of salt, pinch of turmeric powder and some water into a fine paste. Keep aside.
  2. Apply lime juice over the fish and keep aside for 10 minutes. Rinse well. Mix the fish pieces with the mustard paste and rest of the ingredients.
  3. Transfer it to a steel tiffin box. Put the lid on. In a pressure cooker add some water and then place a stand.
  4. Now place the steel container over it and steam for 12-15 minutes. (Do not keep the vent). Garnish with coriander leaves and few chilies. Serve it with hot steamed rice.

Reviews for Bhapa Shorshe Pomfret (Steamed Mustard Pomfret - Bengali Style) (1)

Hema Mallik6 months ago

Woww...Yummyyy...
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