Fish tenga | How to make Fish tenga

By Polly Bora  |  26th Nov 2015  |  
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About Fish tenga Recipe

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

Fish tenga is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Fish tenga is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Fish tenga by Polly Bora will help you to prepare the perfect Fish tenga in your kitchen at home. Fish tenga needs few minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Fish tenga. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Fish tenga. In case you have any questions on how to make the Fish tenga you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Polly Bora. Fish tenga will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

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!

Lopamudra Ray2 years ago


dr meera borameera_2 years ago

ভাল লাগিল মাছৰ টেঙা

bina bedi2 years ago

It looks delicious !!!

Nilakshi Kalita2 years ago

Mouth watering even while reading.

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

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

Nishant Jha2 years ago

Lovely recipe! Easy and delicious :)