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Friday, November 25, 2011

Ilish Pulao (ইলিশ পোলাও)


Ingredients:
  1. Ilish-6-7 pieces
  2. Bashmati rice-2 cup
  3. Onion-1 cup(chopped)
  4. Onion paste-1 Tbs
  5. Red chili powder-1 ts
  6. Cumin powder-1/2 ts
  7. Ginger paste-1 Tbs
  8. Cardamom(elach)-5 pieces
  9. Bay leaves(tejpata)-3 pieces
  10. Cinnamon stick(darucini)-3 pieces
  11. Green chili-5-6 pieces(whole)
  12. Green peas-1/2 cup
  13. Plain yogurt-2 Tbs
  14. Lemon juice-1 Tbs
  15. Oil-around 1/2 cup
  16. Ghee-1 Tbs
  17. Salt-2 ts or according to your taste
Procedure:
  1. Clean and wash fish. Add onion paste,red chili powder,cumin powder,ginger paste,plain yogurt,lemon juice and 1 ts salt to the fish. Mix all of them well and keep it for marinate around 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep pan. Add cardamom,bay leaves and cinnamon stick and stir for a while. Add chopped onion and stir until tender. Add marinated fish and green chili to the pan. Cook it in lower medium heat around 10 minutes.(after 5 minutes you may turn over the fish carefully). In the mean time wash rice and keep aside.
  3. Remove only fish from the pan and keep aside. Add green peas and stir for few seconds. Add rice and 1 ts salt to the pan. Stir around 2-3 minutes. Take 4 cup hot water in the bowl you marinated the fish. Add the water to the rice,cover the pan and cook it in medium heat until rice almost done(90%).
  4. Remove 2/3 portion of rice from the pan. Add fish and rice layer by layer.Cover the pan with lid  and keep it in low heat around 20 minutes.
  5. Spread ghee over the rice. Before serve carefully mix rice and fish.

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