Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol Recipe - A famous Bengali preparation of hilsa fish in mustard gravy.

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Main Ingredients : Hilsa (ilish),, Oil

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course_Seafood

Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol

Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol Recipe - How to make Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Hilsa (ilish), 1/2 inch slices8

  • Oil 4 teaspoons

  • Turmeric paste 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli paste 3/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard paste 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies slit 3-4

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces till lightly browned. Drain and keep aside.

Step 2

Mix together turmeric paste, red chilli paste and mustard paste in two cups of water and bring to a boil in a pan.

Step 3

Add slit green chillies and simmer for two minutes.

Step 4

Add the fried fish pieces and salt to taste and simmer till the fish is cooked. Serve hot with rice.

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