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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, September 21, 2014

Aari Maasor Khar Jool....(Khar gravy with Long-whiskered Cat fish)

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Aari Maasor Khar Jool.... This dish is mostly eaten in many parts of lower Assam....A simple recipe with minimal ingredients.....


  • Aari fish 5-6 pieces (You can use any types of river or fresh water fishes...However my grandmom says that this recipe tasts better with small fishes)
  • kolakhar 2tsp
  • Garlic cloves 3-4
  • Green Chillies 2-3 (or as per your taste)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water


  • Clean and wash the fish pieces. Rub with 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric.
  • Heat the mustard oil in kadai and shallow fry the fish pieces. keep aside.
  • In a hot deep pan put 1/2 tsp of mustard oil and add 2-3 green chillies, garlic cloves, salt stir for few seconds
  • Now add kolakhar or sodium bicarbonate (along with 2 cups of water).
  • Add the fried fish pieces and mix well
  • Cook for about15 minutes and switch off the gas.
  • The khar jool is ready to serve with rice.

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