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Mackerel in Coconut Gravy Recipe

Mackerel in Coconut Gravy is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 kg - mackerel
  • 1 cup - Coconut grated
  • small piece of ginger, sliced thinly
  • 4 flakes - Garlic sliced thinly
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • a lot of Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - Turmeric
  • 1/2 tbsp - cumin powder
  • juice of Tamarind - Lemon sized
  • For grinding:
  • Grind the above 1 cup of Coconut grated with 1/2 tbsp of Turmeric finely
  • For seasoning:
  • Cut Onions into small bits
  • mustard
  • oil
  • How to Make Mackerel in Coconut Gravy:

    1. Clean the fish and cut each fish to two pieces.
    2. Now add 3 cups of water to the coconut ground and add the ginger, garlic, green chillies, red chilli powder, cumin powder and tamarind juice to it.
    3. Finally the curry leaves.
    4. Let this mixture boil nicely.
    5. Once boiled, add the fish pieces and cover till the fish is done.
    6. When the fish is done, now add the seasoning.
    7. Heat oil and add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add onions and brown it.
    8. Add this mixture over the fish.
    9. Excellent with hot basmati rice.


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