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Fish tenga

Nov-26-2015
Polly Bora
0 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
Serves
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ABOUT Fish tenga RECIPE

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

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • Assam and North East
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Shitol fish - 700 gms
  2. Tumeric - 2 tsp
  3. salt - 2 tsp
  4. tomatoes - 4 big finely cut
  5. Panch phoron 1/4 tsp (Padkaune Masala)
  6. 1 dry chilli
  7. Fresh coriander for garnishing
  8. Warm water 2 cups

Instructions

  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.

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ambika singh
Jun-23-2016
ambika singh   Jun-23-2016

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

Lopamudra Ray
May-08-2016
Lopamudra Ray   May-08-2016

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