Guwahati, the capital of Assam, boasts a rich culinary heritage that emphasizes the use of fresh, local ingredients and a unique blend of flavors.

Dipak Jaiswal                      27 Nov 2023

A staple in Assamese cuisine, this sour fish curry combines Rohu fish, tomatoes, mustard seeds, and the tangy flavor of the sour tenga fruit.

Masor Tenga

Masor Tenga

A hearty and flavorful dish, Khar is made with lentils, vegetables, and a choice of fish or meat

Khar

Khar

Enjoy rice cakes filled with a variety of sweet or savory fillings, a popular snack or dessert that reflects the culinary diversity of Assam.

Pitha

Pitha

A popular side dish in Assam, this potato curry is crafted with potatoes, tomatoes, and mustard seeds, adding a delightful twist to your meal.

Aloo Poti Tenga

Aloo Poti Tenga

Indulge in steamed lentil cakes, a popular snack in Assam often accompanied by a flavorful chutney or sauce for a delicious culinary experience.

Dhokla

Dhokla

For the adventurous, try Serouwa, a dish made with silkworms, considered a delicacy in Assam and not recommended for the faint of heart

Serouwa

Serouwa

Satisfy your sweet tooth with Payash, a popular dessert in Assam. This sweet rice pudding is made with rice, milk, sugar, and a generous sprinkling of nuts.

Payash

Payash