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Assamese Style Fish Curry with Bottle Gourd

Fish curry with bottle gourd

Bottle gourd fish curry is an Assamese style fish curry recipe which can be served at lunch and dinner with rice. In this recipe I'm using Boriyola fish (Aspidoparia morar). You can also try this recipe with any other variety of fish. 

Assamese Style Fish Curry with Bottle Gourd 

Fish curry with bottle gourd

📎Course : Main course
📎Cuisine : Indian
🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes
♨Cooking Time : 30 minutes
🕞Total : 45 minutes
🍴Servings : 2-3


  • 8-10 boriyola fish or any fish 
  • 1 cup chopped bottle gourd 
  • 1 big tomato, chopped
  • 2 chopped green chillies 
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste 
  • 1 small onion, chopped 
  • 1/2+1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil 
  • Chopped long coriander leaves 
  • Salt to taste 
  1. In a pressure cooker take chopped bottle gourd, tomato and green chilies. Add 2 cups of water and cook for 2-3 whistles. 
  2. Clean boriyola fish and wash under running water. Rub with salt and turmeric. 
  3. In a pan heat oil. Fry fish pieces. Drain and keep them aside. 
  4. In the remaining oil add ginger garlic paste and chopped onions. Fry till translucent. 
  5. Add turmeric powder. 
  6. Pour everything from the cooker. 
  7. In high heat, bring to boil. 
  8. Add salt. 
  9. Add fish pieces.
  10. Add chopped coriander leaves. 
  11. Add more water if required. 
  12. Cook for sometimes by covering the lid. 
  13. Remove from heat. Serve with rice. 


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