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Ilish Maachh Bhaja—Hilsa Fish Fried in Mustard Oil—Bengali Fried Fish Recipe

Ilish Maachh Bhaja—Hilsa Fish Fried in Mustard Oil—Bengali Fried Fish Recipe


Ilish Bhaja A Bengali delicacy eaten with rice, salt, green chillies, and fish oil ilish machh (hilsa fish), 3cm thick, 2 pcs coat with ¼ tsp turmeric ½ tsp salt ilish bhaja is fried in a kadai (wok) heat mustard oil, 2cm deep, until it smokes gently, changes colour to a pale yellow, and the smell of raw oil dissipates reduce the flame to cool oil a bit, and lower the fish as we were frying a large batch, we used more oil; you can fry in even less fry each side until brown unlike for jhol (curries) where ilish is lightly fried, for bhaja (fry) the fish must be crisp and golden OPTIONAL: green chillies for flavour fry for a few seconds ilish is a very fatty fish—as it fries, its fat renders into the oil, flavouring it ilish-flavoured oil!

100 comments on “Ilish Maachh Bhaja—Hilsa Fish Fried in Mustard Oil—Bengali Fried Fish Recipe

  1. Ilish vaja is just wow!!!Tomader protita ranna e khub sundor.. specially presentation.. Bengali ranna rocks😍👍✌

  2. Please give me this song… It's a humble request… I am addicted to this song… though I am not Bengali… Please…!!!!

  3. Aha!!! kono kotha hobena…ei ranna ta jototai simple tototai sushsadu😘…tomader theke ilish er aro recipes dekte chai…ilish er matha diye chorchori, jamun puishak diye or tetul diye tok.

  4. I like to fry onions in the fish oil it goes well with the Maach bhaja green chillies and fish fry 😋😋😋

  5. Hi Saptarshi Da and Insiya Di…. Asha kori tomra khub bhalo acho… I know I am too much late in finding such a wonderful channel "Bong Eats". Just found out and finished almost watching all the recipes. What should I say?? Loss of words and mind. Food presentation je eto sundor hote pare seta shotti tomader recipes gulo dekhle bujhte partam na.. For example- Doodh cha toh amra shobai hoyetoh banate pari, kintu tao tomader doodh cha er recipe ta jeno baar baar dekhte ichhe kore.. It feels like after watching any video of yours, it soothes my eyes and mind.. Bole je everyday we learn something new, but today ami bolbo je every Friday I learn lot of new things from you guys. Bong Eats is a great inspiration for me. Lots of respect and big wishes.. Thank you Saptarshi Da and Insiya Di.. Khub halo theko tomra.. 🙂

  6. ব্রাজিলের হার দেখার পর এটা দেখে একটু শান্তি পেলুম!

  7. একটা জিনিস মিস হইছে তা হল বেগুন ভাজা। আহা!মাওয়াঘাটের ইলিশ ভাজা সাথে বেগুন ভাজা…

  8. Simple but most delicious food ever 😋😋😋… Ak matro bengali ra bujbe ata hole J r kichu lage na 😍😍😍

  9. Arokom video next time post krla police dakbo… Ato otyachar korar proyojon cilo… Bhajle valo kotha kheye dekhanor dorkar ta ki..

  10. My dimma (used to ) and mumma makes this ilish bhaja exactly this way… and I loveeeeeeeeeee it 🙂

  11. হাসি পেলো।
    আপনারাই ইলিশ এর উৎপাদন বাড়ানোর পরামর্শ দিলেন উপায় জানানোর মাধ্যমে অথচ এই আপনারাই ভিডিওতে ডিমওয়ালা ইলিশ ভাজলেন।
    ব্যাপারটা কেমন হয়ে গেলো না?

  12. AJ WC a Croatia vs Russia match ta dekhe tarpor ektu YouTube dekhe sute jabo bhablam, YouTube a tomader ae eelish Mach vajar video ta dekhe eto khide peye gelo j ghare Kichu na peye majhraat a Sudhu chanachur khelam Tao abar raat 3:50 am a !!!

    Bojho thela 🙂

  13. Darun presentation .apnader recipe gulo adom restaurant style hoi.👏👏👏akta request chilo je Jodi chicken reshmi kabab gravy ghee dia Jodi dakan.🙏🙏

  14. Sir thank you so much for the nice recipe please kichu zero oil bengoli recipe banan na please old age jonay khub balo hobay

  15. Love the sounds of cutting,chopping and the sounds of cooking..শ্রুতিমধুর যাকে বলে।। and hats off to the camera person👍 plz do not add any song or music.. its a request.. ☺️

  16. আপনার ভিডিত্ত ব্যাকগ্রাউন্ডে যে গানটা বাজে গানের নামটা বলা যাবে? প্লিজ

  17. Hi please do a muri ghonto recipe .. One my favourite bengali dish n i would love to learn it from you guys .. U guys are doing an amazing job . love seeing n learning some from you .. Love love ❤❤

  18. Just add salt Hilsha have it's own fish smell which turmeric destroys. Just try once the colour of Hilsha itself is great when fried and don't fry for too long, it also destroys the natural fish taste.

  19. অামাদের দেশের নব্য রান্না শিল্পীরা ইলিশ মাছ রান্নার ১২টা😡😈 বাজিয়ে ছেড়েছে এমনকি কোলকাতা এসে টিভি তে শো করে ইলিশ খ্যাত দেশের মান সন্মান ডুবিয়ে ছেড়েছে……. এভাবে…. ইলিশ রান্নায় সয়া সস, জয়ত্রি, জায়ফল, জাফরান, কাল এলাচি, রসুন এর মতো কড়া ফ্লেভারফুল উপাদান ব্যবহার করে।

  20. Apnader kache ekche ekta request pls peas pulao video ta upload koren……. Ur all of recepies and ideas r best….

  21. Dear Bongeats I just saw zee 24 ghonta whatsapp viral on tv.And I saw that ur ilish Mach vaja got the most whatsapp viral ilish.Congrats.

  22. 2:06 ebar k(n)ata bachtay shuru korun 😀 . Needless to say this video was a treat to the eyes and torture to the mind. Hahaha…

  23. আমি এখান থেকেই গন্ধ পাচ্ছি গরম ভাতে ইলিশের তেল দিয়ে কাঁচালঙ্কা মাখার পর আর ইলিশ মাছ টা ভাঙ্গবার পর। 😘

  24. এইমাত্র মধ্যাহ্নভোজ সেড়ে উঠলাম, আর এইটা দেখেই সেই জিভে জল কাটছে…..🤤
    কিন্তু নাঃ, মার্চ অব্দি no ইলিশ। 🙂
    Btw, খয়রা মাছও একইরকম সুস্বাদু, সেটা দিয়েই আশ মেটাতে হবে….😋

  25. I appreciate your walking us through the essential accompaniments with all the main recipes. It helps us understand the dishes better…and they're all amazing. Looking forward for more recipes.

  26. Mot 2pc ilish mache ki hobe ?? Apnader Janina tobe amar to kichui hobena kno Na Ami mach khete khubi bhalobasi😊

  27. Hi Bong eats! Love your channel!
    Do you post your videos on Facebook? If not, then this link I am posting leads to your this video on Facebook! The uploader is Jagannath Bandopadhyay!

    https://m.facebook.com/groups/401418490019402?view=permalink&id=1283262908501618

  28. Salmon mach er kichu Bengali recipe dite parben please? Bideshe to Ilish ta sob jaygay pawa jay na….

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