Ilish Khichuri


Ilish Khichuri

Ilish Khichuri

Ilish Khichuri

By February 11, 2016

Author: Zurana
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Bangladeshi
Serves: 3-4 people

Prep Time : 15 minutes. Cook Time : 40 minutes



Fish Preparation:

  • Cut and wash fish pieces well. Drain all water.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of turmeric and salt.
  • Heat 3 tablespoon oil in a fry pan and fry fish pieces a little. Keep aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in a pan and add onion paste and all other ingredients except yogurt.
  • Keep stirring for 2 minutes.
  • Whisk yogurt with 1/2 cup of water and a pinch of flour.
  • Pour the yogurt mixture into the gravy and lightly mix.
  • Place the fish pieces and mix gently with gravy.
  • Cook for two or three minutes.
  • Remove from heat and keep aside.


Khichuri Preparation:

  • Clean the rice and daal together and drain the water out.
  • Heat soybean oil in a deep bottom pan and fry onion until soft.
  • Add rice and daal and fry for two minutes.
  • Mix with turmeric and bay leaves, green chili and add 5 to 6 cups of warm water with salt.
  • Start cooking over medium heat.
  • Stir a few times.
  • Once the water dries up after another 5 to 6 minutes, add the cooked fish and green chilies.
  • Cover and keep over low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and keep covered before serving.
  • Sprinkle fried onion over it before serving.
  • Serve hot with chutney, begun vaja and vorta.


Ilish Khichuri

Ilish Khichuri


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2 responses to “Ilish Khichuri”

  1. lamia says:

    Hi Api
    How are you.I love your recipy.but your web site need some modification.if you want i can help you.

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