Assamese Recipes

Assam is a North eastern state of India, it is also known as North-East corridor on India. Traditional Assam food is not spicy; it’s very bland compared to North Indian food. The food preparation here has a lot to do with the hilly region. Dried or fermented food or food which can be preserved better is consumed commonly. Fish is also consumed in abundance sue to its many rivers and ponds. Rice is the main ingredient in all traditional Assamese dishes. A traditional meal in Assam begins with a khar, a class of dishes named after the main ingredient, and ends with a tenga, a sour dish. These two dishes characterize a traditional meal in Assam.