Hilsa Fish Head Recipe By Ananya Banerjee

What better time to rediscover a lost Bengali recipe than Durga Puja. Chef Ananya shows how to make Illish Macher Matha Diye Kochur Shak which is an absolute treat to your taste buds. ilish head is marinated and fried in Emami Healthy & Tasty Kacchi Ghani Mustard Oil for cholesterol and fat-free cooking before joining the mix with colocasia stem leaves for an authentic Bengali delicacy.

Hilsa Fish Head Recipe By Ananya Banerjee

Method of Preparation:

- Wash and clean kochur shak. Boil it with lime juice and a bay leaf till it becomes soft.

- Heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaves. Add ilish pieces coated with turmeric and salt. Fry it about 3-4 minutes.

- Add desiccated coconut and add kochur shak. Cook for 5-6 mins till oil separates. Add the chilies and cook 2 more minutes.

- Drizzle some mustard oil on top.

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