Fish Reshad (stuffed Fish) - Goan Style

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Take a sharp knife and make a slit in the middle{a longitudinal slit} of the Mackerel fish so that the fish opens as 2 equal halves.
  • This is done so that the masala can be stuffed inside the fish.
  • Now, de-bone the fish (remove its bones).
  • Likewise, repeat this for all the Mackerels'.
  • Take a bowl and in it, put salt, lime juice, olive oil, turmeric powder and all the slit fishes.
  • Mix well so as to let the fish absorb all the ingredients.
  • Marinate for 15 minutes.
  • In your mixer/grinder/blender, grind together the cloves, cumin seeds, black peppercorns, red chillies, ginger, garlic, salt and vinegar.
  • Heat 4-5 tbsps.
  • of oil in a skillet.
  • Stir in the prepared paste.
  • Stir-fry until the oil separates from this masala (prepared paste).
  • Stuff each Mackerel with the prepared masala paste.
  • Spread the same evenly on both the inside surface of each fish.
  • Garnish the fishes with chopped corriander leaves and onion.
  • Pack the sides (if need be, tie the fishes with a fine thread to maintain all the masala inside), and, apply rice flour/semolina on the outer surface of each Mackerel.
  • Heat oil in a wok.
  • Shallow fry the Mackerel's on low flame until browned on either side and cooked.
  • Serve hot with salad.
  • Enjoy this pick-me-up fish!
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