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17 Feb 2012

Assamese Easy Pork Recipe

  • Pork - 1 Kg
  • Potato - 2 (Optional)
  • Dry Red Chilli - 25-30
  • Garlic - 15-20 cloves
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves, Mustard oil and Salt
  • Add a tsp of Mustard oil to the Pork and mix well
  • Make a paste of the Dry red chillies, Garlic cloves and Coriander leaves
  • Heat a Pressure cooker and add the Pork and Potato, fry for 2-3 minutes
  • Add the Dry red chillies-Garlic pods-Coriander leaves paste and Salt, mix well
  • Add Cumin powder, mix again
  • Add half cup Water and pressure cook for 6-7 whistles
  • Serve with Rice

7 Feb 2012

Kosu Xaak aru Kon Bilahir logot Kol Patot diya Mua Maas

Mua fish* with Colocasia and Cherry Tomatoes wrapped in Banana leaves

*Amblypharyngodon Mola

  • Banana Leaf (Tender the leaf by heating on fire)
  • Mua Maas - 250 grams
  • Colocasia leaves - 10-15 leaves
  • Cherry Tomatoes - 10-12
  • Green Chillies (According to your tolerance level :-) )
  • Garlic Cloves - 12-15
  • Ginger - Thumb sized
  • Mustard Oil - 3 Tbsp
  • Salt to taste

  • Wash and cut the Colocasia leaves along with the stems to small pieces
  • Make a  paste of Garlic, Ginger, Cherry Tomatoes and Green Chillies
  • Mix well with the Fish, 1 Tbsp Mustard Oil and Salt
  • Wrap in Banana leaf and tie with a strong string
  • Put on a 'Tava', Cover with a lid and cook on low flame for 30 minutes
  • Don't forget to 'upside down' the 'bag' (টোপোলা) and vice versa in between
  • Open the 'bag'
  • Keep the ingredients in a bowl
  • Add 2 Tbsp Mustard Oil and mix well
  • Serve..

..or Microwave the 'bag' for 12-15 Minutes

4 Feb 2012

Bengena'r logot Xukaan Maas

Dry Fish with Brinjal

  • Dry fish (Any) - 100 grams
  • Brinjal - 1 (Large)
  • Onion - 2 (Grated)
  • Ginger-Garlic-Dry red chilli paste - 3 tbsp
  • Mustard Oil, Turmeric powder and Salt

  • Keep the dry fish in hot water for half hour, drain the water and keep the fish aside
  • Cut the brinjal lengthwise to thin pieces
  • Heat mustard oil, add onion and fry till golden brown
  • Add salt and turmeric powder, mix
  • Add brinjal and mix well
  • When the brinjal starts to melt add dry fish and the ginger-garlic-dry red chilli paste, mix well again
  • Cook on low flame until done
  • Serve with Rice

1 Feb 2012

Bengena aru Kon Bilahir logot Maasor Koni

Fish Eggs with Brinjal and Cherry Tomatoes
  • Fish eggs (I've used Rohu fish eggs) - Of one fish
  • Brinjal - 1 (Medium size, cut lengthwise to 8-10 pieces)
  • Cherry Tomato - 8-10 (Slit in the middle)
  • Onion - 1 (Grated)
  • Spring onion - 3-4 leeks (Cut to very small pieces)
  • Dry red chilly - Garlic paste - 1.5 tbsp
  • Jeera powder - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - Half tsp 
  • Mustard Oil, Turmeric powder and Salt 

  • Boil the Fish eggs in water for 5-6 minutes and keep aside
  • Heat Mustard oil
  • Add Onion, Spring onion and fry till the colour becomes golden brown
  • Add Turmeric powder and Salt
  • Now add Brinjal and Cherry tomatoes, mix well and cover
  • After the Brinjal starts to melt, add the Dry red chilly - Garlic paste
  • After a minute or so add the Fish eggs and Jeera powder, break the eggs with the ladle and mix well
  • If it looks too dry add some water, cover again and cook on low flame until done 
  • Add Ghee and serve with Rice