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Fish curry with cauliflower

Cauliflower is one of the most healthiest vegetables. Cauliflower is available in winter only, so we have to wait till winter to get it's health benefits.  Fish curry with cauliflower is a simple Assamese fish curry recipe. As Assamese recipes are less spicy so it becomes much more healthy food during winter.

The recipe of Fish curry with Cauliflower


  • 4 pieces fish
  • 1 small cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 potato cut into pieces
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1/2 tsp panch phoron
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/3 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/3 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2+1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • Salt  taste
  • For garnishing chopped coriander leaves


  1. Rub fish pieces with salt and turmeric powder. In a pan heat oil. Fry fish pieces. Drain and keep aside.
  2.   In the remaining oil, add panch phoron. When crackling add ginger- garlic paste. Add turmeric,  cumin, coriander and red chilli powder. Mix and add chopped tomatoes.
  3. Now add potato and cauliflower pieces.  Mix and fry for few minutes by covering the pan.
  4.  Add salt and 2 cups of water.  Bring to boil. In a medium heat cover the pan and cook until potato and cauliflower pieces become soft and tender.
  5. Add fried fish pieces. Cook for 4-5 minutes.  Add chopped coriander leaves. Remove from heat. Serve hot with rice.

* panch phoron- a mixture of 5 dry Indian spices- black mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds and nigella seeds.