Mackerel shallow fry

For marination:
3 Mackerel slit from the center
2 tbspn tamarind paste
5-6 big cloves of garlic crushed /paste
2-3 tbspn of red chilly
1/2 tspn turmeric powder
1/2 tspn hing powder/Asafoedita
1 tbspn salt or to taste 
oil for shallow frying
1 small cup unroasted rava/sooji/semolina for frying

  • Wash the fish nicely under running water for 3-4 times
  • Hold the fish firmly and chop off the head part and make a slit from the centre to pull the flesh apart.
  • In a small bowl prepare the marination mixture by adding salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, tamarind paste, garlic paste. Mix well by adding 1/4th cup water
  • Apply the paste evenly to the fish on both the sides. Keep aside for at least 15 mins
  • Now take some rava/sooji in plate, add hing powder, a pinch of salt, mix all
  • Coat each fish evenly with rava n fry it on pan . add oil for frying. Fry on both sides till nice golden brown colour appears

Preparation time: 30 mins
cooking time: 30 mins


  1. Lovely, Looks awesome

  2. wow... its come really good.. i ll try this for sure...

    1. Rohit: thank yu. do try it n let me know..

  3. Replies
    1. Thank you , Home cooked Oriya Food :))

  4. Hi Nayana!
    first time here.Love Mangalore style 'adige'...Bun, biscuit rotti and Pubba's! lots of memories of Mangalore. Keep them coming

    1. HI Smitha.. thanks for dropping by my blog:)) but I am not from Mangalore. My roots are from Karwar n Ankola, Coastal region. Thats why our cooking style is more or less similar to manglorian style.. Sure will keep posting good ones..:))

  5. I'm adding another wow...looks mouthwatery..:)
    Tasty Appetite

    1. Thanks Jay.. it was very tasty.. My guests really loved it..:)))

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