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An Easy Assamese Style Vegetarian Menu Guide For Mother's Day

Are you planning for Mother's Day special breakfast or lunch.  Are you thinking of making it in simple Assamese way. Don't worry here is an easy Assamese style vegetarian menu guide for you to follow on this Mother's Day to impress your mother. I have prepared this menu with available seasonal ingredients. So give it a try.

Are you planning for Mother's Day special breakfast or lunch.  Are you thinking of making it in simple Assamese way. Don't worry here is an easy Assamese style vegetarian menu guide for you to follow on this Mother's Day to impress your mother. I have prepared this menu with available seasonal ingredients. So give it a try.

Choose Assamese style Breakfast or Jolpan recipe 

•  Anguli pitha (savoury)  is a finger shaped recipe made from rice flour.  The Assamese word 'anguli' means fingers and 'pitha' is a type of rice cake. It's an Assamese style recipe that can be served as breakfast(jolpan). Get the recipe here.

Doi chira is an instant breakfast recipe you can prepare from rice flakes(chira), curd/yougurt(doi), and jaggery(gur). Get the recipe here.

Choose Assamese style Lunch or Dinner recipes

1/ An Assamese meal begin with Khar.  So choose one khar recipe from below 


Mosondori patot diya is an Assamese style khar recipe where heart leaves are cooked in banana leaf by adding khar. Get the recipe here.

• Omitar khar is a famous Assamese khar recipe where papaya is cooked with khar. Get the recipe here.

• Doron bon is a medicinal plant with tiny white flowers that blooms during winter.  Doron bon is available during summer also. You can also make a doron bon khar recipe. Get the recipe here.

2/ Pitika is an important part of Assamese cuisine. Choose any one pitika recipe from below. 


• Aloo pitika. Get the recipe in Assamese here.

• 30 delicious Assamese recipes. Get the recipes here.

3/ One must dish of Assamese rice plater is kahudi or panitenga. 


Panitenga and kharoli are unique recipes of its kind. Because of its strong flavour it is good for sneezing or runny nose. Assamese people love to have panitenga or 
kharoli as a side dish with rice. Get the recipes here.


4/ Choose Bor recipe to serve as a side dish 


• Bor or fritters are fried food generally consists of chickpea flour or any other flour together with different chopped vegetables. In Assamese cuisine bor is generally served as a side dish with rice. Serve dhakiar bor / fiddlehead ferns bor as a side dish. Get the recipe here.

• Serve skunk vine fritters /bhadali lotar bor as a side dish which is very delicious and healthy too. Get the recipe here.

5/ Choose a vegetarian recipe made from seasonal vegetables 


• Tender pumpkin greens cooked with mustard seeds is very delicious and is served as a side dish with rice. Try this recipe as it's very healthy too as pumpkin leaves contains iron, protein, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C.  The pumpkin leaves are picked from the tip (rongalaur aag) because that part is more soft and tender. Get the recipe here.

• Green leafy vegetables are great source of antioxidants and vitamins. Make a dry mixed vegetables sabji and serve as a side dish. Get the recipe here.


6/ Dal or pulses in very important in Assamese lunch or dinner platter. Choose one dal recipe 


• Bogori diya dail or lentil cooked with jujube is an Assamese style dal recipe. Indian Jujube popularity known as 'ber' in Hindi and 'bogori' in Assamese. It's botanical name is
Zizyphus jujuba. Indian jujube is a small round shaped fruit whose taste is sour when raw and becomes little sweeter when ripened. I know that the season for jujubes have gone but I am sure that you have preserved some by drying on sun or keeping them on airtight container in salt. So make this dal recipe from those preserved jujubes. Get the recipe here.

• Make bor diya dail or lentil cooked with dumpling. Get the recipe here.

7/ Choose one chutney recipe from below 


• Colocasia chutney or kosuthurir chutney is a very delicious chutney recipe of Assamese cuisineGet the recipe here.

• Pudina chutney or mint chutney with raw mango. Get the recipe here.

Happy Mother's Day! 




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