Hi Everyone, So today, My recipe is : Ilish Ambol/ Hilsha in sour sauce/Hilsha in mustard and Tamarind sauce.Sour Hilsa or IlisH Ambol is a very popular dish in Bengal.In this recipe,Hilsa is cooked in mustard and tamarind sauce,and tastes slightly sour.
Ilish Ambol Recipe Cooking time - 15 mins. Serve - 4 Ingredients - Hilsa fish - 4 pieces. Mustard paste- 1 tabspoon. Green chilli - 2(sliced). Turmeric pwd - 1/2 tspoon. Tamarind pulp - 1 tspoon. Sugar - 1/4 tspoon Mustard seeds - 1/4 tspoon. Oil - 4 tabspoon. Salt to taste. Method - 1. [Making tamarind pulp - 10gms of tamarind soaked in 1/4 cup hot water for 10 mins and pulp extracted.] Marinate fish pieces with 1/2 tspoon of salt for 10 mins. 2. Heat 3 tabs oil in a pan,slow down the heat and fry the fish pieces very lightly on both sides. 3.Remove the fish pieces from heat and keep aside.In a bowl mix mustard paste and turmeric pwd with 1/4 cup of water. 4.Again heat 1 tabs oil,add mustard seeds.When the mustard seeds start to pop add the mustard-turmeric paste mix and saute for 1 mins. 5.Add 1 cup water,green chilli,sugar,salt and bring to boil. 6.After its come to boil add fish pieces and cook for about 5 mins. 7.Then add 1 tspoon tamarind pulp stir and cook for another 5 mins. 8.Remove the pan from heat,cover the pan with lid and rest it for 10 mins. 9.Allow to cool naturally and serve with steamed rice. So that was Ilish Ambol/ Hilsha in sour sauce/Hilsha in mustard and Tamarind sauce. Hope you all liked it.. For more recipes follow me in google+ and subscribe to my blog. Thanks for reading my recipe.. Eat good and Stay healthy…Bye.. Quote of the day: “There is no sincerer love than the love of food." --George Bernard Shaw