Hilsa Fish Head Recipe

Hilsa Fish Head picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Hilsa4 (Shad Fish, Use Head Only)
 Eggplant1 Medium
 Potato2 Large
 Panch phoron1 Teaspoon
 Sliced green chili5
 Red chili2 (Whole)
 Turmeric powder2 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Mustard oil4 Tablespoon
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)


1. Cut each hilsa fish head into four pieces, remove
fins and wash, Mix the pieces well with salt & one
teaspoon turmeric powder and set aside.
2. Heat oil and fry the fish head pieces. Remove and
set aside.
3. Add panch-phoron and whole red chili in the same
hot oil and fry till light brown.
4. Add all other ingredients and cook in reduced heat
for 8/10 minutes.
5. Add the fried hilsa fish head pieces. Add 1/2 cup
water and cook till water dries out and well fried.
6. Serve hot with rice.