Bhapa Ilish Patey

Bhapa Ilish Patey

Bhapa Ilish Patey

4 persons

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1 1/2 lb hilsa fish
1 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 oz mustard seed paste
1 oz green chilli paste
4 ea green chilli slit
2 tbsp cream
3 oz mustard oil
salt to taste


Cut the hilsa fish into darnes and wash well in cold water
Apply turmeric and salt on the fish and set aside for 20 minutes
Blend together freshly ground fine mustard paste, green chilli paste,
oil, cream and 1 tsp turmeric powder
Dip the pieces of marinated fish in this masala and put in the steaming
casserole of the pressure cooker
Pour four cups of water in the cooker and bring to a boil
Adjust the steamer casserole and steam under simmering temperature for 8
minutes. Take off the fire and release the steam
Serve hot with boiled rice garnished with slit green chillies.

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