- Hilsa Fish – 8 pcs
- Cubed Pumpkin – 1 bowl
- Green Chillies – 4
- Coriander leaves – a bunch, chopped
- Turmeric, Salt – as required
- Kalonji / Onion Seed / Kalojeere – a pinch
- Mustard Oil – 5 tbsp
Marinate the fish pieces with turmeric and salt and keep aside.
Heat good amount of mustard oil in a pan. Add sliced green chillies and a pinch of kalonji / onion seed into it and let it splutter. Now add the pumpkin cubes and fry a little.
Add salt and turmeric mixed in water and add to the pumpkins. Pumpkins should be coated thoroughly with spice mixture.
Add the marinated fish and mix well with the pumpkins.
Add 2 cups of hot water and let it simmer for 15 minutes or till the pumpkins are soft and a bit mushy. Oil should be visible as well.
Serve hot with plain rice.