Doi ilish

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 big Hilsa fish, sliced
  • Black cumin - a pinch
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Mustard oil
  • 3-4 - green chilli
  • 200 g - curd (unsalted)
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Doi ilish

  • Clean the fish and marinate it with salt and turmeric powder.
  • Heat oil for deep frying, place the fish carefully in it and cook both sides for a minute each.
  • Remove the pieces and keep aside.
  • In a pan, heat some oil and add some black cumin. Saute for about a minute till it turns fragrant.
  • Meanwhile, beat the curd. Then add it to the oil. Mix well until smooth.
  • Add slit chillies and salt. Then add the fish and cook for about a minute and remove from heat.
  • Serve with basmati rice.