- Hilsa Fish – 6 pieces
- Mustard Paste – 2 tbsp
- Green chilli paste – 1 tsp
- Onion – 1, chopped very finely
- Mustard Oil – 4 tbsp
- Methi / Fenugreek seeds – 1/2 tsp
- Sugar – 1/2 tsp
- Salt, turmeric – as required
- Whole Green chilli – 4
Marinate the fish pieces with salt, mustard oil, chopped onion, sugar, turmeric and mustard paste.
Add the remaining mustard oil in a pan and when it is hot, add the methi / fenugreek seeds. Remove from pan when they become black. Cool the oil.
More the fish and spices mixture onto the pan. Add some water to the marination dish and reserve the liquid.
Cook for 10 more minutes. Adjust the seasoning, remove from heat and keep covered for 10 more minutes. Serve with plain rice.