Ilish Fish Bhaja / Hilsa Fish Fry

My first attempt at making Ilish. I made two verisons, one fry and one curry. Here is a simple fry version. Like super simple, but perfect with dal & chawal

photo of ilish fry
photo of ilish fish bhaja / hilsa fish fry
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Neha Lad's Secret Indian Recipe !

Preparation Time: 
10 mins
Cooking Time: 
10 min

Very Easy

Ilish Fish: 4 pcs
Turmeric : 1/2 tsp
Salt : 1 tsp
Red chili powder : less than 1/2 tsp
Mustard oil for frying
Tap dry the pcs of fish with a towel
Rub /apply turmeric, salt and red chili powder well on every pc of fish
Let the fish marinate for 20-30 mins
Heat mustard oil in pan/kadhai
Fry the fish for 2 mins on each side till golden brown and slightly crisper on top
Remove from oil and drain on kitchen paper
Serve hot with sliced onions and along side dal chawal.