Assam fish recipe Xaru begana diya masor jhul

Fish cooked with small brinjals

A quiet and comforting birthday celebrations at home
While kids stormed in making cakes i cooked by favourite fish curry


Small brinjal 3 pieces slit lenghtwise
Two tbsp onions paste
One tejpatta
Few dry chillies
Kal jeera a spinch
Salt and tumeric
Jeera powder one n half tsp
Red chilli powder for colour one tsp
Fresh river fish (make with rui /bahu/kos)
I preferred kos fish which has fat
One tbsp tomato puree to balance the richness of the fish
Ginger paste half tsp


First rub salt and tumeric to the fish and keep aside for few mins
In a big iron khadai add mustard oil be generous
When its smoking hot
Fry the fish give three at a time
Just half fry the fish and keep aside
In the same oil add half tsp sugar
When it caramalise add kal jeera
Then add the tej patta dry chilli and the onion paste
Fry them till the raw smell goes
Next add the brinjal salt tumeric jerra powder red chilli powder and tomato puree
Saute well
Now add one cup hot water and bring it to boil
Now add the fish
And keep it for two mins or so
The fish is tender so be careful
Add dhania leaves and serve hot with plain rice

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