Also known as Ilish and is a species of fish related to the Herring. Hilsa is a type of oily fish which is common in Bengali and Oriya cuisines and is very popular in Southeast Asia, being the national fish of Bangladesh. It can be smoked, fried, steamed, or baked and needs very little oil for cooking.
- Rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids
- Helps develop cognitive function
- Helps lower cholesterol level