Hilsa fish is soft and delicious. This fish grows in the river Padma which is situated in Bangladesh. Apart from this Hilsa also found in river Ganga, sea, Bay of Bengal. This fish never eat dirt particles. These fishes are choosy they depend on minerals water which found in river Ganga and Padma. Hilsa of Padma river far better than others. It also more cost than others. This fish has no bad odour it smells good. We need very few ingredients to cook.
Marinate with salt and turmeric powder. Place onto banana leaves.
Make a paste with curd, couscous paste, mustard paste, turmeric powder, chilli paste, chilli slices salt and mustard oil. Pour over the fish.
Fold the leaf roast in a frying pan, cook for 15 minutes turn both sides.
It is half done. Again close the lid.
Now it is done.
Serve with hot steam rice.
This fish named Elish in Bengali. Paturi also traditional recipe in Bengal. So this is called Elish paturi. Bengalees are crazy for this recipe. You can see the pictures how the oil is sweating from the fish that is the beauty of this fish.
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