Fried Mackerels

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 -medium size mackerels
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 3 tsp - chillies powder
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - lime juice or vinegar
  • 1 tsp - salt

How to Make Fried Mackerels

  • Clean and remove the scales, fins and insides of the fish. Wash well.
  • Mix all the above ingredients together with a little water to form a paste.
  • Slit each mackerel lengthwise on either side keeping the centre bone intact.
  • Stuff the paste into each mackerel evenly on either side of the centre bone.
  • Rub some of the paste on the outsides as well.
  • Keep aside for about 30 minutes. Heat oil in a flat pan and shallow fry the fish on both sides till evenly brown.
  • Serve with white steamed rice and pepper water.