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Begun kalojire die Ilish Machh er Jhol - Hilsa fish cooked in a stew alongwith eggplant and other spices

Hey foodies! after a long time I am again back with my recipes. Got super busy and lazy at the same time and that kept me away from working on my blog, though I kept cooking something now and then during this period of time. I took my first solo trip to Santiniketan, West Bengal and it was a lifetime experience not because of the place itself but because of the way I conquered my fear of being alone, travelling alone and enjoy my own company. I will write up one blog post about my first ever solo trip.


I am back with one more recipe of my favorite fish Hilsa. Soft succulent pieces if fresh hilsa fish are pure bliss. for some lazy days, my mother usually prepares a light stew of this fish and serve with steamed hot rice. This lunch takes away all my stress and life issues 😉
Usually, in Bengali household, we bring JORA ILISH (two hilsa fishes together) and they are cooked without any added spice. In childhood, the main attraction of Saraswati Puja was this Hilsa Stew and wearing Saree…

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