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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..........

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Jikar Khar masor muror logot (Ridge gourd khar with Fish head)

Khar...A signature dish of Assamese people.....Our traditional Assamese meal always begins with 'Khar', a purely unique dish which is very simple to make and tasty to eat........There are variety of khar dishes.............Here I have shared Jikar Khar........


  • Fried Fish head: 500 gms
  • Ridge Gourd (jika): 2-3 medium size
  • Mustard oil: 2 tbsps
  • Crushed garlic cloves: 1/2 tbsp
  • Slit green chilies: 2
  • Salt: to taste
  • Kolakhar: 1 tbsp or sodium bicarbonate: 1/4 tsp


  • Peel and chop the Ridge gourds
  • Heat oil and fry the garlic till brown.
  • Add the fried fish head pieces and stir for a minute.
  • Add chopped ridge gourd and stir for about half a minute.
  • Add slit green chilies, salt,and kolakhar or sodium bicarbonate.
  • Add water and stir and close cover.
  • Cook for another 15 minutes and switch off the gas.
  • The Jikar khar is ready to be served with rice.

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