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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..........

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Bilahi Masor Tenga ( Fish in Tomato gravy- An authentic Assamese Tangy fish curry)


  •  4-5 Tomatoes ( Cut into medium pieces)
  •  1 medium Potato- Boiled and mashed
  •  4-5 pieces of fresh medium sized fish pieces ( Here i have used Rohu fish. You can use any types of River fish) 
  •  2 pinches of turmeric powder
  •  salt to taste
  •  2 tsp Mustard Oil
  •  a pinch of sugar
  •  1 medium Onion chopped
  •  1 whole chilly
  •  Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tsp
  •  Lemon juice 2tsp
  •  Cumin Powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

  • At first rub the fish pieces with the 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt. Heat the oil in a pan and fry them.
  •  In an another pan, heat the mustard oil and add onions, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder,cumin powder, chilly and  salt .
  •  add the tomato pieces and   fry  for a minute.
  •  Now add mashed potato, mix well and fry them for about 5-7 minutes
  •  Now add 2-3 cups of hot water. And after a while add the fried pieces of fish and lemon juice to the pan  and cook for 10-15 minutes .
  •  Garnish with fresh coriander leaves 
  •  Finally, it is ready to serve with rice.


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