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Fish curry with sessile joyweed (maati kaduri)

Maati kaduri  xaak is again a green leafy vegetable found in Assam . The English name of maati kaduri is Sessile joyweed . Fish curry with maati kaduri is very tasty and I personally like this recipe very much. Below is the recipe-


  • 1 bunch of sessile joyweed or maati kaduri xaak
  • 1 potato (boiled)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2+1/2  tsp turmeric,
  • 1/3 tsp fenugreek seeds,
  • 2 tbsp oil,
  • 1/2 tsp black peeper powder
  •  salt to taste.

For fish-

  • Use any fish- 4 pieces
  • Salt,  turmeric and oil required to fry fish prices.


  1. Wash maati kaduri xaak and then boil them. Drain and in a grinder make a fine paste. Keep aside.
  2. Peel the boiled potato and mashed it. Keep aside.
  3. Wash fish pieces under running water and rub with salt and turmeric.
  4.  In a pan heat oil.  Fry fish pieces.  Drain and keep aside.
  5.   In the remaining oil.  Add fenugreek seeds. When crackling, add turmeric.  Add mashed potatoes. Stir and mix.
  6.  Now add chopped tomatoes. Stir and mix and saute for a minute.  Add salt. Add 2 cups of water. In high heat bring to boil.
  7. Add fish pieces. Again cook for few minutes by covering the pan in medium heat.
  8. Add black peeper powder before removing from heat. Serve hot with rice.