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Mula Chutney recipe

Mula or mooli chutney is a simple vegetarian chutney recipe made from white radish together with mint, coriander leaves, green chillies and lemon juice.

Ingredients:

1 cup grated white radish

1/4 cup chopped mint

1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves

2 chopped green chillies

2 tbsp lemon juice
&
Salt to taste

Method:

Combine all the above ingredients in a mixture and blend in a smooth mixture.  Serve with rice, roti or paratha.


Methi (fenugreek leaves) bhaji recipe

Methi or fenugreek leaves bhaji is a simple and one of the healthiest recipes of leafy vegetables . The taste of fenugreek leaves is little bitter and so it is good for diabetic patients. Here I am going to share a simple methi bhaji recipe-dry. I am adding potato in this recipe. But adding potato is optional. Chicken or pork can be added to make non-veg version of this recipe. The cooking methods and ingredients are all same. Only difference is that for non-veg version chicken or pork should be added instead of potato.
The recipes can be sreved as a side dish with rice or roti.

The recipe of Methi bhaji-veg-dry :

Ingredients:

2 cups of chopped fenugreek leaves

2-3 garlic cloves chopped
2 pinch cumin seeds

2 pinch  hing

2 pinch cumin powder

2 pinch coriander powder

2 pinch turmeric powder

1-2 tbsp mustard oil

2 green chillies chopped

1 small potato chopped

1 tbsp lemon juice
&
Salt to taste

Method:

Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped garlic. Then add cumin seeds and hing. When cracklin…

Fish: The true love of Assam

There are many local fishes found in Assam. Fish is an important part of Assamese cuisine.



The mighty river Bhramaputra is a good source of some wonderful spices of river fishes. The local fishermen catch fishes using simple net in river Bhramaputra and sold them in the local markets. In the sub-rivers also many fishes are found which are also as good as to taste as the fishes of Bhramaputra.

Fishes are found in ponds and paddy fields also, specially during summer in rainy seasons. Local boys catch those fishes for enjoyment and for selling in the local markets.


Sometimes ponds' fishes tastes much sweeter than river fishes. There are many indigenous fishes found in Assam. Assamese love to eat fishes by making sour fish curries ( masor tenga) or by grilling on open fire and making "pitika" and by cooking in banana or turmeric leaves.


Each and every part of a fish is cooked and liked by Assamese including fish head and of course intestine parts. Masor patu or fish intesti…