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how to make labra in assamese style

How to Prepare Labra in Assamese Style

Tired of all the accumulating veggies in your fridge? Then go for this recipe and feel like a kitchen queen. I have perfect Assamese cuisine recipes just for you all. Assamese vegetarian dishes are absolutely mouthwatering and very simple to cook.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Assamese, Indian
Keyword easy to cook, vegan, veggies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Ranjeeta Nath Ghai


  • ¼ pumpkin – chopped
  • 1 cup Spinach (Palak)
  • 1 cup Malabar Spinach / Creeping Spinach (Pui saag)
  • 2 potatoes - skinned and chopped
  • 3-4 radish-chopped

  • ½ eggplant - chopped
  • 2 medium carrots - chopped
  • tsp panch phoron
  • tsp ginger- grated
  • 1 tsp dry chilli
  • 1 tsp green chilli
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin seed powder
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 tsp mustard oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • bunch cilantro - chopped for garnish (optional)


  1. Take a deep bottomed pan in which all the vegetables will fit and wash thoroughly.

  2. Heat oil and temper it with panch phoron, ginger, bay leaf and the chillies.

  3. Then add all the vegetables one by one and saute it for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Add the turmeric powder, cumin seed powder, salt and water and let it cook on medium low heat on closed lid for 10-12 minutes.

  5. Add more water IF needed.

  6. Keep stirring it every 3-4 minutes to check. The water should all evaporate and the vegetables should all mix together.