Sorsebata Ilish Mach Recipe

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Sorsebata Ilish Mach
How to make Sorsebata Ilish Mach
  • Chef: Avijit Ghosh - The Oberoi
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Sorsebata Ilish Mach: Bengal's favourite fish dish - Hilsa in the local five spice mix, coated in a mustard and poppy seed paste.

Ingredients of Sorsebata Ilish Mach

  • 600 gm hilsa
  • 3 Tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 Tbsp mustard seeds
  • 3 tsp poppy seeds
  • 6 green chillies-slit
  • 4 Tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1 tsp panch phoron
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Sorsebata Ilish Mach

  • 1.Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric.
  • 2.Soak mustard and poppy seeds and grind them into a paste.
  • 3.Heat mustard oil in a pan and splutter panch phoron.
  • 4.Add ginger paste and mustard-poppy paste and saute.
  • 5.Now add turmeric and red chilli powder.
  • 6.Add the marinated fish with green chillies and salt.
  • 7.Add the tomatoes. Mix well and cook on a slow flame.
  • 8.Once done, serve with steamed rice.