Fish intestine recipe
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Fish intestine recipe – Maachor Petu Recipe

Fish Gut Recipe or Maachor Petu Recipe is a popular Assamese dish. This dish is generally enjoyed with white rice at the beginning of the meal. A slightly bitter taste makes the recipe delicious. On the health front, fish intestines are a good source of Omega3. Omega3 is good for cardiovascular diseases.

Fish intestine recipe

Fish intestine recipe - Maachor Petu Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Assamese Cuisine, Bengali Cuisine, Indian
Servings 4 Person


  • 100 gm Fish Guts/Intestine (Petu) of any kind of big fish ike rahu or catla
  • 1 Cup Cooked White Rice
  • 3 Medium Size Onion Chopped
  • 10-12 Cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 1 Cup Curry Leaves Crush the leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 2-3 Green Chillies Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • Salt To Taste


  • Keep the ingredients ready.
    Fish intestine recipe
  • Clean and wash the fish guts. Carefully remove a small green bag attached to the intestine. If you break the bag, the whole fish guts will taste bitter.
  • Heat oil in a skillet.
  • Add fish guts. Fry for a minute.
  • Then add the turmeric and salt.
  • Fry until oil comes out of the fish guts.
  • Now add the minced onion and garlic. Mix well.
  • Fry until the smell of raw garlic disappears.
  • Add the chopped green chilies. Fry for 30 seconds.
  • Add the crushed curry leaves. Fry again for 30 seconds.
  • Now, add the cooked rice and mix well.
  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of water over the ingredients.
  • Fry with occasional stirring for 5 minutes.
  • Your recipe is ready!


Serve hot with plain rice.
Enjoy and Bon App├ętit!!

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