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Shorshey Ilish (Hilsa in Mustard Sauce)
A delicous preparation
4 pieces of Hilsa (preferably belly part)
1 Tbls. mustard grain
3 green chillies
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. turmeric powder (Haldi Powder)
3 Tbls. oil (preferably mustard oil)


For the mustard paste, soak the mustard for at least 2-3 hours. Put the soaked mustard, 1 green chili and grind them with some water to make a smooth paste.

Heat oil in a pan. Put turmeric powder, salt and pour in a cup of water. Break the 2 chilies and put in the water. Bring it to a boil and put in the fish.

Pour in the mustard paste. Once it is boiling pour in a spoon of oil on the top.

Serve hot.

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: India
Submitted by:
Gargi Bhattacharya

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