Mackerel Special Recipe

by Annamma Philipose

Mackerel Special Recipe


• 500 Grams Makerel

• Banana Leaves

• 4 Tbsp Lemon Juice

• ½ Cup Grated Coconut

• ½ Cup Chopped Coriander Leaves

• 4 Green Chillies

• ½ Tbsp Coriander Seeds

• 2 Tsp Cumin Seeds

• 1 Tbsp Chopped Garlic

• Salt to Taste


• Clean, wash and cut Mackerel horizontally.

• Rub some salts into the fish fillet and apply lemon juice.

• Allow it to marinate for an hour.

• Fry coriander seeds along with cumin seeds.

• Grind grated coconut, ¼ cup coriander leaves, green chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, garlic, and salt to taste in a mixer to a fine paste.

• Apply this paste on the fish and allow this to marinate for another half an hour.

• Place the fish in the banana leaves and wrap properly.

• Steam cook this for 25 minutes.

• Before serving, remove the wrap and garnish with lemon slices and remaining coriander leaves.


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