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With simplicity, Assamese cuisine is a blend of different native styles with significant regional variations and some external influences. My blog Recipes.com is basically for those people who really love different kind of Assamese cuisine. Here I have shared a few very well-liked dishes from my native soil Assam. Apart from Assamese recipes I have shared different kind of recipes through this blog. Hope you will like it..........

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Tenga bora( Thekera Tengar jool)




Ingredients:

4-5 handfuls of split red lentils,washed and soaked in water for an hour
5-6 pieces of thekera( kokum), soaked in water for an hour
2 pinches of turmeric powder
salt to taste
Oil for frying the bora (fritters)
a pinch of sugar
1/2 tsp mustared seed
1 whole red chilli
1 tsp flour

Directions:
  • Drain the water and grind the lentils
  • Heat the oil.
  • Mix the ground lentils with salt and fry some bora( fritters).
  • In another pan, heat the mustard oil and add 1tbs mustared seeds, turmeric powder, chilly and salt according to your taste.
  • add the thekera pieces (which were soaked in water)
  • Add the water in which the thekera was soaked, along with another glass of water, and simmer for a minute.
  • Mix the flour with a little water to make a light paste and add to the pan.
  • Now add the boras (fritters) to the pan and cook for 10 minutes .
  • Finally, it is ready to serve with rice.

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