Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol | इलिश माछेर शोरशे झोल | Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana

The body and soul of every Bengali family, the hilsa fish prepared in a sharp, pungent mustard paste is a best accompaniment to steamed rice.



8 half-inch thick darnes of hilsa (ilish) fish
2 tablespoons mustard seeds
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
8 green chillies, slit + for garnish
4 tablespoons mustard oil
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
Steamed rice for serving


1. Transfer mustard seeds in a mill jar, add salt, turmeric powder, 4 green chillies and 1/2 cup water. Grind to a great paste.
2. Take fish pieces in a bowl. Include half the prepared paste, 2 tablespoons mustard oil and mix well.
3. Heat staying mustard oil in a nonstick kadai. Once it begins to smoke, lower the heat, add fish pieces and cook for 2-3 minutes.
4. Include remaining green chillies, 2 cups water and mix well.
5. Include red chilli powder and blend well.
6. Include 1 cup water to remaining mustard paste and contribute to the pan and blend well.
7. Cover and prepare on medium heat for 6-8 minutes.
8. Transfer in a serving bowl, garnish with green chilli and serve hot with steamed rice.

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Ilish Macher Sorse Jhol | इलिश माछेर शोरशे झोल | Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana

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  1. गांव का वीडियो देखिए दीदी भैया जी

  2. Ilish mach is cooked with green chilli n mustard oil authentically….red chilli powder is not added

    1. Mustard paste and mustard oil are the magical ingredients in this dish

  3. Disappointed……musterd seeds,little amount of popi seeds and green chilli….that all required for sorshe ilish… need to fry them….just mixd the mixture with musterd oil and little amount of water and cook for 10 mints…..thts all.

  4. But in bengal we use kalonji in oil for tempering & it’s flavor in sorshe ilish is awesome 😋

  5. This maacher jhol recipe is well done n shown. Thank u for ur time n efforts.

  6. Awesome Sorshe jhol of hilsa fish
    Thank you Sir for all your efforts to bring us delicious and amazing recipes always

  7. I hail from kolkata and I like this food. Brilliant receipe. Sorshe Illish er saad borsha kaal e sera…..

  8. Allah ham sab ko kamyabi de or hmari mehnat Ko kabul kare Amin 🤗🤗🤗

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