Thursday, August 12, 2010


(Serves 4-6)

To make Doi ilish or hilsa in yogurt gravy, just add one fourth cup of yogurt to this marinade. 


  • Hilsa fish cut into 1 inch thick slices: 6 slices
  • Mustard oil: ¼ cup, plus extra for tempering
  • Mustard paste or powder: 3 tablespoons
  • Green chillies: 4 slit
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Onion seeds: 1 pinch
  • Salt: to taste
  • Red chilli powder (optional): ½ teaspoon


Marinate the fish with salt, turmeric powder, mustard paste, chilli powder and mustard oil and set aside for thirty minutes.


Heat some mustard oil in a skillet and temper it with onion seeds and slit green chillies. As soon as the onion seeds start spluttering add the marinated fish. Add half cup of water and cook covered over medium heat till the fish is cooked. Adjust salt and serve with steamed rice. 

Now you can send this dish as gift to Kolkata best Gifts to Kolkata. Visit this website to find out more about their products. 

No comments:

Post a Comment