ILISH KORMA | How to make ILISH KORMA

By uma Pandit  |  20th May 2018  |  
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ILISH KORMAby uma Pandit
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

5

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About ILISH KORMA Recipe

ILISH KORMA is one of the my Mummy special fish recipe . Ilish Korma is a rich preparation of Hilsa fish , where it is cooked in a gravy of onion , garlic and ginger . Ilish has it's own taste and my mom prefer to use moderate spices to keep the original flaver of Ilish intact .

ILISH KORMA

Ingredients to make ILISH KORMA

  • Ilish fish pieces - 300 gm
  • onion paste - 3 tablespoons
  • Green chilli - 2 / 3 no
  • ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoons
  • cashewnuts paste - 1 tablespoons
  • Raisin - 2 tablespoons
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Hung curd - 4 tablespoons
  • For Tempering ......
  • Whole cinnamon - 1 "
  • bay leaf - 1 no
  • Green cardamom - 3 no
  • spices .......
  • turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1 teaspoon
  • sugar - 1 teaspoon
  • salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • ghee - 1 tablespoons
  • mustard oil - 3 tablespoons

How to make ILISH KORMA

  1. Wash the fish and rub some turmeric powder and salt to the fish pieces and leaves for 5 minutes .
  2. Heat mustard oil in a pan add fish pieces and fry till that fish are golden brown in colors .
  3. Strain from the oil and keep aside .
  4. Temper the oil with whole cinnamon , bay leaf and green cardamom .
  5. Add the onion paste and cook on medium heat till the onion turn brown .
  6. Add ginger garlic paste along with 2 no of slit green chilli and cook till the mixture leaves the edges of the pan .
  7. Add little water in the case found the mixture drying much .
  8. Now add the curd and mix thoroughly and cook in medium flame till the oil separates from the mixture .
  9. Add salt and sugar to the mixture and mix .
  10. Add cashewnuts paste and whole raisins and cook till the nutty aroma goes completely from the gravy .
  11. At this point , add milk along with 1 cup of water and bring it to boil .
  12. Add fried Hilsa and cook for 5 - 7 minutes or till the gravy thickens and oil separates from the gravy .
  13. Add ghee and garam masala powder and mix well .
  14. Serve Ilish Korma with Steamed Rice :relaxed: :relaxed:

My Tip:

Cashewnut paste is also used enriched the unique taste but it is optional .........

Reviews for ILISH KORMA (1)

Payal Singha year ago

Deliciously amazing!
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uma Pandit
a year ago
Thank U so much dear