Fish tenga | How to make Fish tenga

By Polly Bora  |  26th Nov 2015  |  
4.4 from 7 reviews Rate It!
  • Fish tenga, How to make Fish tenga
Fish tengaby Polly Bora
  • Prep Time

    0

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

40

7





About Fish tenga Recipe

The quintessential assamese fish tenga, an intergral part of assamese cuisine.

Fish tenga

Ingredients to make Fish tenga

  • Shitol fish - 700 gms
  • Tumeric - 2 tsp
  • salt - 2 tsp
  • tomatoes - 4 big finely cut
  • Panch phoron 1/4 tsp (Padkaune masala)
  • 1 dry chilli
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing
  • Warm water 2 cups

How to make Fish tenga

  1. Rub the fish with salt and turmeric, keep aside.
  2. Heat around 250 ml of mustard oil in a kadai (heavy bottom pan).
  3. Place the fish and fry it on both sides. Do not deep fry the fish.
  4. In the same oil add panch phoron powder, let it splutter and then add the dry chilli. Add tomatoes, salt and tumeric. Cover with a lid.
  5. When the tomatoes are mushy, add warm water and cover for 7 - 8 minutes. Now add the fish and cover again for 2 minutes.
  6. By now the colour of the gravy changes to a beautiful red colour. Add fresh coriander and serve with warm rice.

Reviews for Fish tenga (7)

ambika singh2 years ago

Nice! I make this with rohu fish, still yummy!
Reply

Lopamudra Ray2 years ago

Reply

dr meera borameera_2 years ago

ভাল লাগিল মাছৰ টেঙা
Reply

bina bedi3 years ago

It looks delicious !!!
Reply

Nilakshi Kalita3 years ago

Mouth watering even while reading.
Reply

Sukhmani Bedi3 years ago

Thanks for sharing Polly! Seems delicious and easy to make :)
Reply

Nishant Jha3 years ago

Lovely recipe! Easy and delicious :)
Reply