Assamese Fish Fried Rice Recipe

Assamese Fish Fried Rice is a delicious and flavourfull fried rice which has Indian flavours and can be made for your everyday Lunch.

Shaheen Ali
Assamese Fish Fried Rice Recipe
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Assamese Fish Fried Rice is a typical rice preparation made in Assam and it no where resembles the Chinese fried rice recipe. This fried rice has Indian flavours and is absolutely delicious.

Like any other fried rice, this recipe also has a couple of veggies in it along with spice rubbed and fried fish. In this preparation you can use any fish of your choice but make sure they are cut into small pieces. 

Serve Assamese Fish Fried Rice on its own or pair it with a Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for your everyday meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rice Recipes such as

  1. Lemon Rice Recipe
  2. Pudina Rice Recipe
  3. Cabbage Rice Recipe

Cuisine: Assamese
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M


2 Servings


  • 2 cup Basmati rice , cooked
  • 1 cup Fish , cut into half
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Dry coconut (kopra)
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped 
  • 1/2 cup Green peas (Matar)
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , cut into small pieces
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • Oil , as needed 
  • Salt , to taste 

How to make Assamese Fish Fried Rice Recipe

  1. To begin making the Assamese Fish Fried Rice Recipe, wash and cut fishes into 1 inch pieces.

  2. In a bowl mix coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and ginger together.

  3. Heat around 1-2 tablespoon oil in a pan, add the masala mix and fry till raw smell goes off. Do not burn the masala. 

  4. Place the fish pieces in the pan and stir careful without breaking them.

  5. Place the lid and let the fish cook in its own steam for 5 minutes on low flame. Remove the fish carefully and place them in a plate or bowl. 

  6. Now in the remaining oil, add bay leaf, chopped onions and sauté till onions are translucent. Add desiccated coconut and fry till raw smell goes off. 

  7. Now add lemon juice, peas and carrots and fry for another couple of minutes.  Add cooked rice and mix well such that the flavours incorporate and infuse completely. 

  8. Now add fried fish chunks into the rice, give a quick stir. Garnish with fresh spring onion greens or coriander and serve hot! 

  9. Serve Assamese Fish Fried Rice on its own or pair it with a Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for your everyday meal.