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FAMOUS FOOD OF Indian States and Cities

Famous Food of Assam – (Assamese Cuisine)

1.Rice Payas

Payasam or Rice Kheer is an Indian sweet which serves as a delicious dessert. In Goa, Rice kheer is called as Payas and is usually made on festive or auspicious occasions.

The recipe of this Oayas is very easy, and the taste is very yummy. It is made by boiled rice, broken wheat, tapioca or vermicelli. This sweet dish is quite heavy as loads of sugar, ghee, and dry fruits are added to this dish. It is well garnished with the cardamom seeds. You can also use saffron to garnish it.

Famous food of Assam

2.Maasor Tenga (Tangy Fish Curry)

This dish is very popular in Assam. It is light and sour fish dish. There are numerous ways of preparing the sour fish curry among Assamese people.The ingredients are mangosteen, Lemon etc, but the most popular is made with tomatoes. After tasting it, you are going to be crazy for its scrumptious taste. The sour taste is dominant in this dish. This dish is very famous in assamese cuisine.

3.Tomato Chutney

This is another very famous dish in Assam, as you can have it with rice, chapatti, pakoras, etc. the recipe is very simple, and the taste is very yummy.

This chutney is best for spice lovers. This is the kind of sweet-sour-spicy chutney. If you want to taste Assamese cuisine, then you must taste this chutney.

4.Gooror Payas

This sweet dish of Assam is  yummy. It is made with milk, rice, jaggery, cashew, dates, and bay leaves. This sweet dish is simply delicious. It is well garnished with saffron. The taste is similar to that of rabdi.

They give this dish an amazing touch and taste as well.


The recipe of this sweet dish is very easy, and the taste is just out of the world. The speciality of this dish is the addition of coconut. What you have to do is just take half cup of flour add the roasted coconut and sugar into it. Make a soft dough, after that make small chapatti. Deep fry the chapattis. Serve hot and say yummy.

6.Aloo Pitika

This dish is very easy and can be made very quickly. The taste is also very yummy. What you have to do is just mash the boiled potatoes, add some chopped onions, chopped coriander leaves and mix well, after those add mustard oil and chilli powder along with salt. Your dish is ready.

7.Bora Chaulor Payas

This sweet dish is made with sticky rice. I know it is strange to know that there are different sweet dishes with different rice. The recipe is almost same as that of other payas recipes. The speciality of this dish is sticky rice. Here are two choices for you; one is to make this Payas with sugar, and other is to make with jaggery. Both the dishes have a scrumptious taste.

8.Narikolor Laru

You will be glad after knowing the recipe of this amazing laddoo. What you need is just grated coconut and sugar. Cook the coconut and sugar together and when it’s cool down make small laddoos. The taste of this laddoo is simply amazing. It’s totally similar to that of coconut candy.


This dish is sour and sweet chutney. The taste is very yummy. It is made up of elephant apple which is known as ouu and jaggery. This chutney is very famous in Assam. This dish is tasty and healthy as well as it is rich in vitamin-C.

10.Xutuli Pitha

The taste of this dish is simply awesome . We all love to have the “Gujiya” on Diwali. The recipe of this is exactly same; this dish is also made with filling. But the special part of this dish is its filing. The filling is rice, jaggery and sesame seeds. In this rice powder is used. You can also use boiled rice. After deep frying serve hot and get the heavenly feeling.

Famous food of Assam


Pithas have a very yummy taste, but this is very disappointing to see that Pitha has almost extinct from the Pitha menu. Several other Pithas are there, but the original one is never bothered. The taste of this Pitha is best among all the Pithas. You must taste this if you are a sweet dish lover.

12.Egg Masala

Deep fried eggs dipped in tangy Gravy. Its distinct flavor is all you need to have to get the awesome feeling ever. Egg masala is always garnished with finely chopped coriander. This is a very yummy dish. This dish goes well with Naan.

Here you have two choices; the best choice is to fry the eggs, and other is to just add non-fried eggs. No doubt, both have very good taste.

13.Cabbage Kofta

Cabbage Kofta, this dish is not just famous in Assam but also in many other parts of India. The taste of this dish is simply amazing, and the recipe is very easy. This is a full package of taste. It is well garnished with chopped coriander leaves and grated cheese.

14.Pumpkin Oatmeal

This sweet dish has the taste which can’t be explained in words. Pumpkin sounds boring always. This dish has changed the whole boring criteria of Pumpkin. Just taste it and see whether you are able to judge that pumpkin is added or not.

15.Poora Haah

Poora Haah is the name given to the most loving dish among the non vegetarian lovers that is roasted duck. Now I don’t think any other explanation is needed regarding the taste of this dish.

16.Assam Laska

The taste of this noodle is simply out of the world. The specialty of this dish is the addition of shrimp paste. Also, the best part of this noodle is its garnishing part. It is well garnished with chopped pineapple which gives it a special touch and taste as well.

17.Fish Fried Rice

Deep fried fishes are added in boiled rice and then cooked properly along with all the spices. The best thing in this dish is its garnishing part as it is well garnished with lemon juice. The taste is simply delicious.

18.Bamboo Shoot Fry

The Bamboo Shoot is deep fried along with all the spices. The taste is simply amazing. This is speciality of Assam. You cannot find this dish anywhere else except Assam.

19.Komolar Kheer

This sweet dish has taste something like “hattke.” This dish has the recipe similar to that of kheer.

You can use orange pulp for garnishing also. Just taste it as it is one among the typical dishes of Assam.






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