Sunday, August 16, 2009



Hilsa (ilish): 500 grams
Salt: To taste
Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
Yellow mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon
Black mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon
Green chillies: 2-3
Ginger: 1 inch piece
Mustard oil: 3 tablespoons


1. Wash the fish well and clean it from inside. Cut intone inch thick darnes. Sprinkle salt and half of the turmeric powder.
2. Make a smooth paste of yellow mustard seeds, black mustard seeds, green chillies, ginger and salt.
3. Take a pressure cooker. Add three cups of water and place a ring in it. Take a pan and place the fish in it and place the pan on the ring in the pressure cooker.
4. Add remaining turmeric powder to prepared paste. Apply paste liberally on fish. Pour mustard oil on top. Adjust seasoning. Cover with lid and steam for eight to ten minutes.
5. Serve hot.

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