Hilsa Korma

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - hilsa
  • 2 - big onions
  • 1 big piece - ginger
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - sugar
  • 200 g - sour curds
  • 1 tbsps - turmeric powder
  • 100 g - mustard seeds
  • Salt and chilli powder to taste.

How to Make Hilsa Korma

  • Cut the fish into thin slices.
  • Grind onions, ginger, chillies, sugar and mustard seeds to a fine and smooth paste and mix into the curds along with the rest of the above ingredients.
  • Set aside for 1 hour, and then heat 4 tbsps mustard oil on a flat girdle or tawa to smoking. Reduce heat and put in 2 curd-covered slices of fish.
  • Cover the slices and cook over a slow fire till they turn dry, then uncover and fry till brown and crisp.
  • Serve piping hot decorated with sprigs of coriander leaves.