Assamese Jolpan recipes are generally breakfast recipes which requires no cooking and can be prepared in no time. These jolpan recipes are not only served as breakfast but can also be served to guests specially in the time of Bihu festivities. Jolpan recipes usually consists of various forms of rice like rice flakes (chira), puffed rice(muri/hurung/akhoi), handoh(roasted and grounded rice), Soft rice(kumol saul) etc. These rice varieties are served with curd/yougurt(doi), and jaggery(gur) to make jolpan .
Use either cow curd or buffalo curd. You can also use curd prepared in bamboo hollow. But serve Assamese jolpan only on bell metal(kahor) bowl because it is a tradition.
Recipe of Doi Chira:
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Total: 15 minutes.
• 2 cups rice flakes
• 1 cup curd/yougurt
• 1/2 cup jeggery
• 1/2 cup cream(optional)
Soak rice flakes in warm water for 2-3 minutes. Squeeze and drain the remaining water.
Take two bell metal bowl. Take soaked rice flakes.
Add the other ingredients.
Before eating, mix all the ingredients yourself.