Steamed IP Bengali Mustard Fish

Steamed IP Bengali Mustard Fish

Steamed IP Bengali Mustard Fish

This steamed mustardy salmon a classic Bengali Fish dish – Bhapa Doi Shorshe Maach is another way to celebrate our love for pairing fish with mustard. Steaming is a much loved cooking technique in the Bengali kitchen, especially with super fresh fish.

The instant pot makes this especially easy to steam and put together, however, the recipe is just as easy to cook in a low and slow oven.


For the mustard base
1 tablespoon black mustard seeds
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1 tablespoon sliced almonds or whole cashews
1/2 cup yogurt
2 green chilies
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
2 tablespoons mustard oil
For the fish and garnish
1 and half pounds wild caught salmon fillet, cut into 2 inch pieces
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 jalapeno or 2 to 3 green chilies slit
1 tablespoon mustard oil to drizzle (optional)

Full recipe: Steamed IP Bengali Mustard Fish

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