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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, May 7, 2014

Rou Maas Patot dia ( Rohu fish steamed in banana leaf)

Patot dia maas(পাতত দিয়া রৌ মাছ) recipe is very much similar to a well liked Bengali dish "Maacher Paturi"

Ingredients: (serves two)
  • Banana Leaf (Tender the leaf by heating on fire )
  • Rohu fish pieces-2 medium sized ( you can use other fish also)
  • Green Chilies -1-2
  • Mustard paste 2tsp (To make mustard paste soak mustard seeds in water for about 1/2 hour. After 1/2 hour drain it and grind to a thick paste adding a little water and a pinch of salt.)
  • Mustard Oil - 2-3
  • Turmeric powder 1tsp
  • lemon juice 2-3 spoon
  • Ginger garlic paste 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Take the washed Rohu pieces and marinate them with little bit of salt & a pinch of turmeric powder
  • In a big bowl take the mustard paste, ginger garlic paste, mustard oil, lemon juice, chopped green chilies,a pinch of turmeric and salt . Mix them well & make a smooth paste.
  • Marinate again the fish pieces with the smooth paste keep them aside for about 15 minutes.
  • Next wrap the fishes one by one in Banana leaves and tie with a string carefully to make a parcel or small packet. 
  • If you have a steamer steam the fish for 10 minute.You can also cook it inside a steel tiffin box in case if you are using pressure cooker.
  • Serve it with steamed rice..

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