Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy

By Tulika Biswas  |  14th May 2018  |  
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Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravyby Tulika Biswas
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

2

1

About Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy Recipe

Its the favourite dish of all the bengalies and cooked with very few simple ingredients.

The delicious and mouthwatering Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy. Tulika Biswas shared this Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy

Ingredients to make Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy

  • Hilsa fish 4 big pieces marinated with salt and haldi [turmeric powder]
  • mustard oil around 1/2 cup.
  • Slit green chilli 8 nos.
  • Nigella seeds for tempering.
  • salt
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

How to make Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy

  1. Take a wok and pour mustard oil about 1/2 cup.
  2. For tempering use nigela seeds and then add the fish pieces.
  3. Turn over the fishes within 1 min.
  4. Add 1 cup of water to the wok.
  5. Turmeric around 2 teaspoon should be added. Then the salt.
  6. Put 4 silt green chilli and cover the wok with a lid and cook in low flame.
  7. After 10 mins add the rest of the green chilli and then dish out.

My Tip:

The amount of mustard oil and water should be proportionate.

Reviews for Iilish tel jhal/ Hilsa fish in mustard oil gravy (1)

Hema Mallik2 years ago

It goes well with boiled rice.
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