Doi Ilish

Ingredients:

Hilsa Fish (Ilish Mach):4-5 Pieces (100g each)
Green Chilli 5-6
Plain Curd 200g
Mustard Oil 2 tbsp
Ginger 1/2 tsp
Sugar 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Method:

Wash fish chunks thoroughly and rub half of the turmeric powder and ½ tsp. of salt and leave fish chunks for 10 minutes.
In a big bowl take plain curd and using a spoon beat the curd until smooth. Add mustard oil, salt, sugar, ginger paste and rest of the turmeric powder to the curd and mix vigorously. Add slit green chillies to the curd mixture.
Now place Hilsa chunks in the curd mixture and coat from both sides. Cover the bowl with a lid and leave it for 30 minutes with the curd marinade.
You can use a wok to prepare the doi Ilish or can use a microwave oven to make it. Both the processes mentioned below:
Using Wok or Pan: Take a deep bottom Pan or Wok and pour Fish chunks along with the marinade in the pan and add around 2 cups of water to the mixture. Cover the pan with a lid and cook on medium flame for around 15 minutes. Flip fish pieces in halfway and cook till you get desired consistency of the gravy.
Using Microwave: Take a Microwave safe deep bowl and pour Fish chunks along with the marinade in the pan and add around 2 cups of water to the mixture and cook in high temperature for 5 minutes and then in 40% temperature for around 15 minutes.

Recipe by Afroza Nazneen Shumi

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