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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..........

Friday, January 9, 2015

Saru maas Bhaji.....(small fishes stir fry)

সরু মাছ ভাজি 

Ingredients:

  • Small fishes -200 grm (Here I have used a variety of locally found small fishes including Mua, puthi, chanda, darikona maas)
  • 1 big sized onion- chopped
  • 8-10 garlic cloves
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • Turmeric- 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil for frying
  • coriander leaves 


Method:
  • Clean the fishes and smear them in turmeric and salt
  • In a hot pan add mustard oil. Half fry the fishes and keep aside
  • In the remaining oil add garlic, chillies, onions, a little bit of salt (if required) and fry for 2 minutes 
  • Now add the half fried fishes.Mix all and stir fry them for about 5 minutes
  • Add coriander leaves and mix well
  • Serve hot

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Pork curry cooked with potato & lots of coriander leaves


গাহরির মাংস আলু আরু ধনিয়ার লগত 

Ingredients:
  • 500 grm fresh pork
  • 2 large chopped onions 
  • One tomato-cut into medium pieces
  • 2 mid sized potato (cut in cubes)
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt ( according to your taste)
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 1 green chili
  • 4-5 tbs mustard oil
  • 1tsp freshly ground garam masala powder
  • Coriander leaves-1 cup chopped

Method:
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker without the lid. Add chopped onion and fry them till light golden.
  • Add bay leaf, chili,ginger-garlic paste and fry it for a minute .
  • Then add crushed pepper, cumin powder, turmeric powder and fry till oil separates
  • Now add pork pieces and the potato pieces. Mix it well 
  • Add tomato pieces and fry it for 15 minutes.
  • Now add two cups of water plus 1/2 cup of coriander leaves and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles
  • Once cooled sprinkle freshly ground garam masala powder plus 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper and mix the curry well
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Sorioh dia maasor jool ( Fish in mustard gravy)

সরিয়হ  দিয়া মাছ 

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....
Ingredients:

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

Method:

  • 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......