How to make Stuffed Mackerel -

Marinated mackerels rolled in seasoned rice flour and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mackerels (बांगड़ा मछली), Dessicated Coconut

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Seafood

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Stuffed Mackerel

Stuffed Mackerel Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Stuffed Mackerel Recipe

  • Mackerels 4 medium

  • Dessicated Coconut to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Desiccated coconut 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 4 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Whole dry red chilli 1

  • Tamarind pulp 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Oil to shallow fry


Step 1

Clean the fish thoroughly, wash under running water and drain thoroughly. Keep the fish on a large plate, gently rub in salt and lemon juice and set aside for thirty minutes.

Step 2

Soak the coconut in three tablespoons of hot water for ten minutes. Place the coconut, garlic, ginger, green and red chillies, tamarind pulp, cumin powder and salt in a blender make a smooth paste.

Step 3

Spread this paste over and inside the fish and let them marinate for thirty minutes. On a large plate mix salt, flour and black pepper powder together.

Step 4

Coat each fish generously with this seasoned flour. Heat sufficient oil in a pan, place the fish on it and shallow fry until golden brown on both sides.

Step 5

Drain and place them on an absorbent paper. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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