Bhapa Ilish
Bhapa Ilish is a traditional Bengali dish made with Hilsa fish, marinated in a paste of mustard and green chillies, and then steamed to perfection. The dish is known for its pungent and spicy flavours, which are beautifully balanced by the rich and oily texture of the Hilsa fish. Ingredients: Hilsa fish, Mustard seeds, Mustard oil, Salt, Red chilli powder, Green chilli, Turmeric powder
40min
Cook Time
4
Servings
Recipe
320 kCal
Recipe
1
Clean 500 grams of Hilsa fish pieces and keep them aside.
2
Make a paste of 50 grams of mustard seeds, 4-5 green chillies, and a pinch of salt in a grinder.
3
In a bowl, mix the mustard paste, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder, and salt as per taste.
4
Add the Hilsa fish pieces to the bowl and mix well so that the fish is well coated with the paste.
5
Transfer the fish along with the paste into a steel tiffin box or any other container that can be used for steaming.
6
Pour 2 tablespoons of mustard oil over the fish.
7
Close the lid of the container and place it in a pressure cooker filled with water.
8
Steam the fish for about 15-20 minutes over medium heat.
9
Once done, let it cool for a while before opening the container.
10
Serve the Bhapa Ilish hot with steamed rice.
Nutrition
320
kCal
25 g
Protein
22 g
Fat
2 g
Carbs
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