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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, November 17, 2017

চাল কোমোৰা - মাছৰ খাৰ… Ash gourd- fish Khar/alkali


Small fried Fish any  : as much you want (here I have taken small climbing perch/কাৱৈটিলা fish.. )

Ash gourd/ winter melon: 4 cups, chopped

Mustard oil: 2tbs

Crushed garlic cloves: 1/2 tbsp

Slit green chillies: as per taste

Salt: to taste

Kolakhar: 1 tbsp or sodiumbicarbonate a pinch


Heat oil and fry the garlic till brown.

Add chopped ash gourd  and stir for about half a minute.

Add slit green chillies, salt,and kolakhar or sodium bicarbonate.

Now add the fried fish  pieces and stir for a minute

Add water and close the lid

Cook for another 15 minutes and switch off the gas.

The  khar is ready to serve with rice.

Before serving sprinkle few drops of raw mustard oil to enhance the taste.....

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