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Mackerels Stuffed Recipe

Mackerels Stuffed is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 3 - medium Green chillies
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 4 tbsp - cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • 6 - mackerels (or Pomfrets or mullets)
  • A few sprigs - Mint leaves
  • 4 - medium Onions
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • A few Plums
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • How to Make Mackerels Stuffed:

    1. For stuffing:
    2. In a pan, heat 2 tbsp ghee and fry chopped onions, green chillies, mint leaves, tomato, minced plum, pepper powder, garam masala powder and a little salt.
    3. For chilli paste:
    4. Mix red chilli powder, turmeric powder and a pinch of salt, with a little water.
    5. Clean the fish, remove scales and fins, and slit the fish from head down the belly, and remove entrails and wash.
    6. Trim the head part and tail, and dry the fish with a kitchen towel, and apply the chilli paste, inside and outside the fish.
    7. Keep aside for an hour.
    8. Stuff the inside of the fish with the onion mix and tie the fish with a thread, so that the filling does not come out.
    9. Heat sufficient oil in a flat frying pan and fry the fish on both sides.


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