Hilsha Ilish Ilis Fish, Desi Elish, ইলিশ , Fisch, Traditional Fish, National fish of Bangladesh, Online Grocery Store in Germany, Desi Online Market.
The ilish, ইলিশ, iliš, also known as the ilisha, hilsa.The most famous hilsh fish comes from Chandpur. It is the national fish of Bangladesh.
Food Values: The fish is rich in oil which provides mainly 16:0 and 18:1 fatty acids but also a little of w-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (w-3 PUFAs).
Benefits; Fishes contain good quality fatty acids such as DHA and EPA, which help in preventing coronary heart diseases in humans. It is rich in essential fatty acids(omega 3 fatty acids) and helps develop healthy brain and nervous system.
Cooking: Hilsa fish can be smoked, fried, steamed, baked, prepared with mustard and various condiments.
It needs very little oil for cooking since it has a high content of oil. It is also cooked wrapped in banana/plantain leaves.