Phulkobi Xol Masor Jul
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Phulkobi Xol Masor Jul – Cauliflower Snakehead Murrel Fish Curry

Snakehead Murrel Fish or Xol Mas is a healthy fish believed to help in treating asthma, heart disease and many others diseases.

Today let us try a simple household recipe of cauliflower curry with Xol Mas. This mouthwatering dish is shared by our guest author, Kabita.

Phulkobi Xol Masor Jul

Phulkobi Xol Masor Jul

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


  • 1/2 kg Xol Mas (Snakehead Murrel Fish)
  • 1 Medium Size Cauliflower Cut into medium florets
  • 2 Medium Size Potatoes Cut into medium cubes
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder (Better if the powder is homemade)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Dry Red Chilly
  • 2-3 Green Chillies Sliced in the middle
  • 1 Medium Size Onion Grate smoothly
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Corinader Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 50 gm Mustard Oil
  • Salt To Taste


  • Half boil the potato cubes and cauliflower florets. Keep aside.
  • Clean the fish well. Cut into medium size pieces.
  • Marinate with turmeric and salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Fry the fish pieces lightly. Keep aside.
  • In the same pan, heat some more oil.
  • Add cumin seeds, bay leaf and dry red chilly. Saute for a while.
  • Add grated onion and sliced green chillies. Fry till onion turn golden brown.
  • Now, add ginger paste, coriander powder and cumin powder. Mix well.
    Fry till oil oozes out.
  • Add boiled cauliflower and potatoes. Mix well.
    Stir for a minute.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder.
    Fry for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour a cup (or as per desired thickness) of hot water.
  • When gravy boils, add the fish pieces.
  • Cook till gravy thickness. Sprinkle garam masala powder.
  • Remove from fire after 2-3 minutes.


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

A foodie and natural cook!!!

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