Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol

A famous Bengali preparation of hilsa fish in mustard gravy. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Hilsa, Mustard paste
Cuisine Bengali
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol

  • 8 Hilsa 1/2 inch slices
  • 4 teaspoons Mustard paste
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon Red chilli paste
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard paste
  • 3-4 Green chillies slit
  • to taste Salt


  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish pieces till lightly browned. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Mix together turmeric paste, red chilli paste and mustard paste in two cups of water and bring to a boil in a pan.
  3. Add slit green chillies and simmer for two minutes.
  4. Add the fried fish pieces and salt to taste and simmer till the fish is cooked. Serve hot with rice.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2663
Carbohydrates 20.1
Protein 194.8
Fat 196.7