Salted Mackerel

A super simple recipe for very juicy fish. You Need: Fresh Mackerel. Salt, a teaspoon per fish. Peppercorns, a teaspoon per fish. Garlic. Olive oil, a teaspoon per fish. Dry roast the salt and peppercorns on low heat. When the peppercorns start popping, take it off the heat and let them cool a little. NowContinue reading “Salted Mackerel”

Surmai, En papillote.

En papillote is a French term that simply means, wrapped in paper. You Need: Any sea fish. Garlic, chopped up. Onion, cut into rings. Green chilly, chopped up. Any aromatic fresh herb. Olive oil. Bell pepper cut into large pieces. Parchment paper. It must be cut into a rectangle with one side approximately double theContinue reading “Surmai, En papillote.”

Prawns Masala : One more time

Simple and easy and a recipe that can have so many variations. You Need: A couple of prawns. One finely chopped onion. A green chilly. Three finely chopped ripe tomatoes. Fresh Coriander. A teaspoon of ginger garlic paste. Cumin Powder, a teaspoon. Turmeric, quarter teaspoon. Red Chilly powder, a teaspoon. A little butter. Oil. Salt.Continue reading “Prawns Masala : One more time”

Shrimp Fried Rice..with Sprouts and Mushrooms

A little left over rice is always a good thing. You Need: Couple of de-veined prawns. Sliced Mushrooms. Sliced Onion. A cup of sprouts. A cup of cooked rice. Chilly powder, as per taste. A tablespoon of butter. A teaspoon of ginger-garlic paste. Oil for frying. A tablespoon of soy-sauce. Fresh coriander. This is aContinue reading “Shrimp Fried Rice..with Sprouts and Mushrooms”

Roasted Mackerel : No Oil

While cleaning this beautiful fish, a thought came to my mind. Why does this need even a drop of oil. You Need: Mackerel, split lengthwise into two. Chilly Flakes. Finely cut Ginger. Lemon Juice. Salt. Wash and pat dry the fish. Season the skin side with salt and let it sit out for about 15-20Continue reading “Roasted Mackerel : No Oil”

Baked Fish in Foil

Keto meal which is incredibly easy to make. You Need: White Pomfret. Put a couple of slits in the flesh. A zucchini cut into long strips. Lots of chopped coriander. Chopper garlic. Olive oil. Some chilly chopped up. Red will look pretty, green will work just fine. Lemon juice. Aluminium foil. Combine coriander, garlic, chilly,Continue reading “Baked Fish in Foil”

Anchovies (Nethili) Curry

One of the healthiest and tastiest fishes. Its usually eaten fried but it also makes a good curry. You Need: About a kilo of fresh anchovies. One onion, finely diced. 5-6 Tomatoes, finely diced. 3-4 Green Chilies. A tablespoon of tomato paste. A teaspoon of ginger-garlic paste. Some turmeric. Coriander powder. Tamarind about 2 inchContinue reading “Anchovies (Nethili) Curry”