How to make Bangda Fry -

Readymade masala mackerels rolled in spiced flour mixture and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mackerels (बांगड़ा मछली), Semolina (rawa or suji)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Bangda Fry

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The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bangda Fry Recipe

  • Mackerels frozen masala (bangda) 4

  • Semolina (rawa or suji) 1/4 cup

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • A few onion rings

  • A lemon slice

  • A sprig of fresh coriander leaves


Step 1

Mix semolina, rice flour, salt and red chilli plate in a plate.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Remove the frozen marinated mackerels from the packet and roll in the semolina mixture.

Step 4

Drain and place them on a serving plate. Garnish with onion rings, lemon slice and coriander sprig and serve hot.

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