Aloo Bilahi Maas Recipe (Assamese Fish Curry With Potatoes and Tomatoes)

Assam Fish Curry or Aloo Bilahi Maas is a fish curry simmered in a potato and tomato curry.

Shalini R
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Aloo Bilahi Maas Recipe (Assamese Fish Curry With Potatoes and Tomatoes)

Assam Fish Curry or Aloo Bilahi Maas is a fish curry simmered in a potato and tomato curry. It is tangy and mild and definitely a delightful side dish for steamed rice. There are many varieties of fish curries in Assam itself and Aloo Bilahi Maas is the easiest of them all. It hardly takes 25 minutes to prepare this delicious curry.

Serve Aloo Bilahi Maas along with Steamed Rice and Egg Shoap for your weekday dinner. To make the meal even better, serve Assamese Komolar Kheer as a dessert after your meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Assamese recipes such as

  1. Assamese Poita Bhat Recipe
  2. Assamese Sweet Kordoi Recipe
  3. Assamese Style Dil Pasand Recipe

Cuisine: Assamese
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 6 Rohu fish , or any other fresh water fish
  • 2 tablespoon Mustard oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 2 Dry red chillies , slit
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cumin seeds
  • 4 Potatoes (aloo) , boiled and roughly mashed
  • 3 Tomatoes , finely chopped
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 3 cups Water
  • 4 tablespoon Mustard oil
  • 4 sprig Coriander leaves (Dhania) , chopped

Directions for Aloo Bilahi Maas Recipe (Assamese Fish Curry With Potatoes and Tomatoes)

  1. To begin making the Aloo Bilahi Maas recipe, marinate the fish pieces in 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder and salt.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a heavy bottomed pan and fry the fish pieces from both the sides.

  3. Remove the fish pieces and keep them aside. In the same pan, add the remaining oil, bay leaf, red chilies and cumin seeds. Stir it for about 30 seconds.

  4. Next add onion, garlic and little salt and saute it for about two minutes on medium heat.

  5. After 2 minutes, add tomatoes and saute well. Cook till the tomatoes are mushy and oil oozes out.

  6. Once the tomatoes are mushy, add the mashed potatoes, turmeric powder, cumin powder and mix well till you get a thick gravy.

  7. Add water and mix again. Bring it to a boil and cook for about a minute.

  8. Add the fried fish pieces, garam masala powder and salt. Reduce the heat to medium. Cook it covered for about 5-7 minutes till you find oil rise to the top.

  9. Add coriander leaves and simmer for about a minute. Serve hot. 

  10. Serve Aloo Bilahi Maas along with Steamed Rice and Egg Shoap for your weekday dinner. To make the meal even better, serve Assamese Komolar Kheer as a dessert after your meal.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 20 April 2017 12:18

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