Steamed Hilsa, Bhapa Ilish Maach  

steamed-hilsa

I am so excited about this dish. It tastes best with fresh Hilsa. Shad fish in North America has a taste close to Hilsa too. Any preparation with Ilish becomes Bengal delicacy. This is one of the easiest preparation of Ilish and can be cooked in Microwave also.

Serving Size: 3
Cooking Time: 45 mins

Ingredients:

  1. 6 Hilsa Fish Pieces
  2. Coconut
  3. 1 tsp Black Mustard Seeds
  4. 1tsp Yellow Mustard Seeds
  5. 1 Green Chilly
  6. 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Mustard Oil
Cooking procedure:

Put the black and yellow mustard seeds ,coconut and green chilly into the the container of a clean coffee grinder.
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Take the large size fish and clean it with water pat it dry
Marinate with salt and turmeric powder.
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Keep the marinated fish, mustard oil and above paste in tiffin box and place it in a pressure cooker for half an hour.

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Serving Suggestions:

Now serve it with hot rice.
 steamed-hilsa

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