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Assamese Fish Curry


Assamese Fish Curry

Assamese Fish Curry



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A lip smacking fish curry with the flavours of mustard and marinated potatoes and tomatoes.


  • 500 gm fresh fish (Rohu)

    5 potatoes, half boiled

    4 tomatoes

    1 Tbsp black mustard seeds

    1 Tbsp zeera

    4 Tbsp fish masala

    2 onions, finely chopped

    5 Tbsp turmeric powder

    Salt, as per taste

    150 ml mustard oil

    Coriander leaves

    4 green chillies


Marinate the fish with salt, turmeric powder, fish masala and 1 tbsp mustard oil. After 15 minutes fry the fish in mustard oil.

Marinate the half boiled potato with salt, turmeric powder and fry it until it gets golden brown.

Marinated the tomato with salt and turmeric and fry it in mustard oil.

Put 50 ml mustard oil in a hot pan, once the oil gets hot put 1 tbsp zeera, 1 tbsp mustard seeds, 4 chopped green chillies and finely chopped onion.

Fry all this until it gets little brown, put 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp fish powder and salt.

Once this gets golden brown put the fried potato and tomato into the pan.

Fry it for 5 minutes, pour 2 cups of warm water, covered the pan n put it in seam for 3-4 minutes.

Put the fried fish into the pan. Keep it on for another 4-5 minutes.

The recipe is ready, serve the fish curry with freshly chopped coriander and green chillies. 

Key Ingredients: fish, potatoes, tomato, onion, turmeric, coriander leaves, green chillies, mustard seeds, Salt, cumin seeds, mustard oil

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