Doi ilish – a guest post from a very loving Bengali couple – Anindita and Santanu. Doi Ilish is a typical Bengali Hilsa Recipe, where raw Hilsa fish is steamed in Yogurt and Mustured Sauce. Doi Ilish should be served with Steamed rice. Yields : 4 They fondly call themselves mache bhate bangali and they may include fish in any meal of the day.. Now for this fish loving Bengalis, Ilish holds a very special place in their hearts. Today’s recipe is Doi Ilish! In Fish, Guest Post Tagged bengali fish curry, bengali hilsa recipe, doi ilis, guest post, hilsa, ilish Patla Ilisher Jhol (Hilsa with Nigella) By Sudeshna Banerjee On October 2, 2009 November 13, 2009 . This Sorshe Ilish recipe is the easiest and the simplest way to relish season’s fresh Hilsa. This is my personal view, a must-try ilish macher recipe for all the illish maach lovers. Every Bengali’s Sin : Ilish Maach & Sorshe Ilish Macher Jhal. You have guessed it right – this is doi ilish, another ageless Bengali favorite, where the Queen of fish takes yoghurt as a companion to raise their performance to yet another exalted level.And yes there’s just a touch of mustard, though the Queen insists firmly that this should in no way overpower the subtleties at play here. I am very sure that 9 out of 10 Bengalis simply ADORE Ilish maach or Hilsa fish. I got this recipe from my Bengali Recipe book. Now the first recipe of Doi Ilish today is the Bengali one with Hilsa in a Yogurt based Mustard Sauce.Hilsa or Ilish Mach is such a great tasting fish that cook it any way you want it will taste nothing but great. Ilish bhaape, also known as Shorshe lish bhapa (or bhaape) meaning steamed mustard hilsa, is a Bengali recipe of hilsa fish (a type of shad) steamed in a potent mustard, doi (yoghurt) and coconut paste. It is a very well-known fact that Bengalis and Fish are synonymous with each other. Even though it looks very polished, it is a fairly easy recipe to execute, requiring few ingredients, no special technique, and very little time.