Medium sized Hilsha fish – 1
Chopped onion – 1 cup
Ground turmeric – ½ teaspoon
Green chili – 7 to 8
Mustard paste/powder – 3 tablespoons
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Oil – ½ cup
Clean the fish pieces in water and drain it all out. The fish may lose its taste if cleaned too thoroughly.
Heat oil in a pan and brown the onion.
After 2 to 3 minutes, add in the mustard paste and some water. Mix thoroughly.
Now add the turmeric and salt along with the fish pieces and mix well.
Keep stirring for a few more minutes.
Add ½ cup of water and green chili before covering the pan over low heat.
Keep turning the fish pieces over every 2 to 3 minutes.
Once the sauce thickens slightly, turn off the heat and serve, according to RummanasKitchen.com.
Shorshe Ilish, Bengali’s favourite dish