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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, January 7, 2015

Sorioh dia maasor jool ( Fish in mustard gravy)

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Though this dish is originally a Bengali dish, it is very among the Assamese people. We all know that Assamese cuisine has some external influences....

For the Paste:

  • Yellow mustard seed 3-4 tsp (soaked in little lukewarm water)
  • A pinch of salt

Put the all ingredient in a mixture grinder and make a smooth paste.

For the cooking:

  • 4-5 fish pieces (Ilish/Bhokua or Rou)
  • 2 tsn mustard Oil 
  • 3-4 Green Chillies slit at the base
  • 1 tsp turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Chilli powder
  • 2 cups Water
  • Salt to taste


  • Smear the fish pieces with salt and turmeric powder first
  • In a hot pan add mustard oil and shallow fry the fish pieces...when done keep aside (If you want you can skip the frying process . you can directly put the marinated pieces into the boiling gravy also)
  • In the remaining hot oil add the mustard paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder
  • Mix the all ingredients for 1-2 minutes and add some water
  • Add the slit green chillies and bring it to boil
  • Now add put the fried fish pieces into the boiling gravy
  • Slow down the heat. Cover and cook for 10 minutes
  • Uncover and check the consistency and adjust salt.
  • Before serving add few drops of raw mustard oil for enhancing the flavor
  • Serve it with steamed rice......

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