Hilsa Fish Recipe – Tasty Ilish Machher Jhol /Hilsa Fish Curry Recipe

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Hilsa Fish Recipe – Tasty Ilish Machher Jhol /Hilsa Fish Curry Recipe
 
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The name fish ilish/hilsa is very popular and high cost fish among other fish. It’s not available everywhere and all times. As we know Bengalis in India are fond of fish. Ilish fish recipe is one the favorite non veg dish among other bengali fish curry recipes. In many restaurants in India this tasty bengali food recipe ilish/hilsa fish curry will be found easily. This delicious Bengali machli delight recipe is very easy to cook and we can prefer it have with rice. Hilsa fish is easily available in West Bengal, but also found other locations in India anytime. Here is my ilish/hilsa fish recipe step by step photos and instruction. I always try to use low oil for cooking all in my veg or non veg recipe which is healthy for our body.
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Recipe type: fish recipe
Cuisine: indian
Ingredients
  • 1. 250gm Hilsa/ilish fish
  • 2. 3-4 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 3. 1 big onion chopped
  • 4. 1 teaspoon chilli (mirchi) powder (add more or less as per your spicy taste)
  • 5. 1 teaspoon tablespoon turmeric (haldi) powder
  • 6. ½ tablespoon ginger (adrak) paste
  • 7. ½ tablespoon garlic cloves (lehsun) paste
  • 8. 1 tomato chopped
  • 9. Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. First remove the unwanted head, guts, fins, scales of hilsa/ilish fish and wash it in water by hand properly. Cut it in medium pieces and keep it in a plate.
  2. Then add turmeric (haldi) powder and little bit salt. Mix it well.
  3. Heat the flat pan with 2 tablespoon cooking oil and fry all fish pieces on both sides well till it looks golden brown and transfer them in a bowl.
  4. Heat again with 2 tablespoon oil in he same pan, add chopped onion.
  5. When onion turns to soft add turmeric (haldi) powder and chilli (mirchi) powder in it and stir it.
  6. Add ginger (adrak) and garlic cloves (lehsun) paste in the pan and mix it well. Cook about 2 mins on low flame.
  7. Then add tomato chopped and salt to taste in the pan. Stir it properly.
  8. When tomato becomes soft and masala cooked well (check the smell of masala whether it is cooked well or not?)
  9. Add little bit water (as per your gravy thickness) in the pan and boil it
  10. Add fried hilsa/ilish pieces into the pan and cook for 2 mins on medium flame.
  11. Hilsa/ilish fish curry is ready. Serve it with rice garnishing slit chilli.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 210 Fat: 10g Saturated fat: 0.4 g Trans fat: 2g Sodium: 41mg Protein: 19mg Cholesterol: 51mg

 

  • First remove the unwanted head, guts, fins, scales of hilsa/ilish fish and wash it in water by hand properly. Cut it in medium pieces and keep it in a plate.
  • Then add turmeric (haldi) powder and little bit salt. Mix it well.

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  1. Heat the flat pan with 2 tablespoon cooking oil and fry all fish pieces on both sides well till it looks golden brown and transfer them in a bowl.

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  1. Heat again with 2 tablespoon oil in he same pan, add chopped onion.
  2. When onion turns to soft add turmeric (haldi) powder and chilli (mirchi) powder in it and stir it.

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  • Add ginger (adrak) and garlic cloves (lehsun) paste in the pan and mix it well. Cook about 2 mins on low flame. Then add tomato chopped and salt to taste in the pan. Stir it properly.
  • When tomato becomes soft and masala cooked well (check the smell of masala whether it is cooked well or not?)

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  • Add little bit water (as per your gravy thickness) in the pan and boil it
  • Add fried hilsa/ilish pieces into the pan and cook for 2 mins on medium flame.

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  • Hilsa/ilish fish curry is ready. Serve it with rice garnishing slit chilli.

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