Bhapa ilish patey

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Total Time:
50 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Hilsa fish - 600g
  • Turmeric powder - 1.5 tsp
  • salt
  • Mustard seed paste - 40g
  • Green chilli paste - 20g
  • Green chilli slit - 4
  • Cream - 25 ml
  • Mustard oil - 75g

How to Make Bhapa ilish patey

  • Cut the hilsa fish and wash it well in cold water. Apply turmeric and salt on the fish and set it aside for 20 minutes.
  • Blend together mustard paste, green chilli paste, oil, cream and turmeric powder.
  • Dip the pieces of marinated fish in this masala and put it in the steaming casserole of the pressure cooker.
  • Pour 4 cups of water in the cooker and bring it to a boil. Adjust the steamer casserole and steam under simmering temperature for 8 minutes.
  • Take it off the fire and release the steam.
  • Serve it hot with boiled rice garnished with slit green chillies.