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Steamed River Fish with Jackfruit Seed

Manaswinee Mahanta
180 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Steamed River Fish with Jackfruit Seed RECIPE

This is a dish from Assam. Assamese people lives on river fish and rice. And most of the time they prefer it steam, roasted or boiled. When the entire nation loves raw jackfruit curry or sweets made of the riped one, Assam also loves to eat the seeds of riped jackfruit.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Assam and North East
  • Steaming
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 250 g small river fish
  2. 10-15 jackfruit seeds
  3. 1 tea spoon ginger juice
  4. 1/2 tea spoon garlic paste
  5. 1 tea spoon green chili paste
  6. Salt to taste
  7. 1/4 tea spoon turmeric for colour
  8. 1 tea spoon bamboo shoot(optional)
  9. 1 tea spoon mustard oil
  10. Banana leaf-to wrap
  11. coriander and green chilies to garnish


  1. Clean the fishes.
  2. Clean the peel of the jackfruit seeds. And boil it.
  3. Marinate both with ginger juice, garlic and chili paste.
  4. Add salte to taste and a bit turmeric for colour.
  5. Leave for two hour.
  6. Place it on a banana leaf.
  7. Add some bamboo shoot if you like the aroma, though it is optional.
  8. Pour a little mustard oil from above. hardly one tea spoon.
  9. Wrap it with a thread.
  10. Place the wrap in a momo steamer.
  11. Steam for 15minutes.
  12. Garnish with corriander leaves and green chilies.
  13. Serve hot. Best goes with steamed rice.

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Sunaina Saxena
Sunaina Saxena   Feb-06-2017

very unique recipe

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