Sorsebata Ilish Mach Recipe
How to make Sorsebata Ilish Mach
About Sorsebata Ilish Mach: Bengal's favourite fish recipe - Hilsa in the local five spice mix, coated in a flavourful mustard and poppy seed paste.
- Total Cook Time 45 mins
- Prep Time 10 mins
- Cook Time 35 mins
- Recipe Servings4
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
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Marinate the fish with salt and turmeric.
Soak mustard and poppy seeds and grind them into a paste.
Heat mustard oil in a pan and splutter panch phoron.
Add ginger paste and mustard-poppy paste and saute.
Now add turmeric and red chilli powder.
Add the marinated fish with green chillies and salt.
Add the tomatoes. Mix well and cook on a slow flame.
Once done, serve with steamed rice.