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Steamed fish

Steamed fish

Assam's love for fish is legendary.  We cannot live without fish. At dinner we have fish, at lunch we have fish. There are many rivers in Assam and these rivers are sources of wondetful river fishes. There are hundreds of different procedures of cooking fish curries. Originally. steamed fish was cooked in banana leaf. Banana leaf was wrapped around the fish. But using silver or alluminium foil instead of banana leaf is a modern idea. It may be because in cities banana leaf is not available. It is easier to cook in silver or alluminium foil. The taste differs in both the case. But it doesn't taste bad.

The recipe if steamed fish

Ingredients:

•4 piece fish
•1/2 tbsp mustard oil
•1/2 tbsp turmeric poedwr
•2 tbsp mustard seeds paste
•1/2 tbsp red chilli powder
•2 tbsp curd
•Aluminium foil
•Salt to taste

Method::


  1. Blend curd and mix turmeric powder, mustard oil, red chilli powder, mustard paste and salt . Mix all well and make a fine paste.
  2. Now rub fish with this paste and wrap with aluminium foil.
  3. In a pan boil water. Put the wrapped fish into the water and close the pan with a cover.
  4. Cook for 15 minutes in medium heat. Now open the foil and serve hot.


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