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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 25, 2014

Til dia Maasor Aanja..... ( Fish in sesame seed paste gravy)

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  • 10-12 pieces of River fish ( Rohu, Catla etc.)
  • 4 tbsp Til bota (Sesame Seed Paste...Here I have used brown sesame seed paste)
  • 1 cup of boiled potato cubes 
  • 1 Large Onion (finally chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1-2 Green Chilies 
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3-4 tsp mustard oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Clean and wash the fishes carefully. In a big bowl add salt and turmeric powder in the fishes and rub it with your hand.
  • Heat mustard oil in a pan and fry the fishes for about 5-6 minutes. When it turns golden brown in color keep the fried fishes aside
  • In the remaining oil of the pan add onion, green chilies, garlic and ginger paste. Cook till it turns brown.
  • Add boiled potato cubes,cumin powder, turmeric powder and salt. Fry them for 5 minutes
  • Add the sesame seed paste and 2 cups of hot water. 
  • Add the fried Fish pieces .Cover and cook it till the gravy turn thick.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves & serve with steamed rice

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