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Fish Curry with Bamboo Shoot – Khorisa Maas

Fish curry with bamboo shoot is a typical Assamese dish. During the summer, the bitter taste of the bamboo shoots or khorisa make the dish special.

To know more about bamboo shoots, you can read our article: KHORISA – BAMBOO SHOOTS

Khorisa Mas

Assamese Fish Curry with Bamboo Shoots

Course Main Course
Cuisine Assamese Cuisine, Bengali Cuisine, Indian
Servings 3 Person


  • 3 Medium Size Fish Pieces (Yellowtail catfish or any variety)
  • 1/2 Cup Fermented Bamboo Shoot
  • 1 Large Size Potato Cut into thick Slices
  • 2 Medium Size Onion Finely Sliced
  • 10 Cloves Garlic Mashed
  • 1 Inch Ginger Made into Paste
  • 2-3 Green Chilles Chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 50 gms Mustard Oil
  • Salt To Taste


  • Keep all the ingredients ready.
  • Take any fish for the recipe. Here we have taken yellowtail catfish (kosh or pangas).
    Clean the fish pieces and marinate with salt and turmeric powder for 10-15 minutes.
    In a pan heat oil. Fry fish pieces till golden brown. Drain and keep aside.
  • In the same oil, fry the potato pieces. Add little turmeric and salt. When golden brown, keep aside.
  • In the remaining oil add mashed garlic, ginger paste and onion. Fry till translucent. Add turmeric and salt.
    Stir and add fermented bamboo shoots and sliced green chillies.
    Fry for 5-10 minutes until the ingredients stick to the pan.
  • Add hot water and allow to boil. Pour water as per your desired quantity of gravy.
  • Now, add the fried potato pieces. Stir well to combine.
    Cover the pan and cook till potatoes are completely cooked.
  • Add fish pieces and cover the pan again. In medium heat cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.


Serve hot with your meal.
Enjoy and Bon Appétit!!
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