Plain Mackerel Pickle

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Mackerels - 3
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
  • Garlic - 8
  • Green chilli - 4
  • chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Coconut oil - enough for frying
  • White vinegar - 4 tbsp

How to Make Plain Mackerel Pickle

  • Cut and clean mackerels into small pieces.
  • Then marinate it with 3 tsp chilli powder, 3 tsp garlic-ginger paste, 3/4 tsp fennel seed powder and 1 tsp turmeric powder.
  • Keep this in fridge for 1 hour and fry in coconut oil.
  • Chop garlic, ginger and green chillies.
  • Also cut a few curry leaves.
  • After frying fish, take it out and put chopped garlic, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves in the remaining oil.
  • Fry for few minutes.
  • Add 4 tbsp of white vinegar and 2 tsp of chilli powder into this.
  • Let it boil.
  • Put fried mackerel pieces into it.
  • Remove from fire.
  • When it turns cool keep in the refrigerator.
  • Mix before serving.
  • We can also make pickle with kingfish, shark and prawns.