Sunday, December 29, 2013

Raja Phanna upkari ! ( Mackerel's in spicy ground masala ) -version 1

Raja Phanna upkari ! ( Mackerel's in spicy ground masala ) -version 1
  • Raju/ Bangude/ Mackerel-3
  • Kashmiri /Byadagi long chillies- 10 
  • Round red chillies-5 
  • Tamarind- Tamarind seed size 
  • Coriander seeds- 1 tsp
  • Garlic flake -1
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 th tsp 
  • Salt to taste 

  • Coconut oil- 3tsp
  • Onions chopped- 2 small or 1 medium

clean fish and cut into 2 or 3 pieces depending on the size of the fish n always add little turmeric powder while cleaning  the fish as that wont make the fish stink . 

Soak tamarind in little water for 10 minutes.

In a pan add a tsp of oil n roast both chillies along with coriander seeds . cool and grind it along with soaked tamarind, turmeric powder , garlic flake n salt to a very fine paste. 

In a kadai add a tsp of oil n roast this ground paste for sometime till the raw smell goes, add water , boil well n then place the cleaned cut fish pieces n cook for a minute or two . 

In a pan add oil n then add chopped onions n fry till reddish brown n then give the seasoning to the above gravy . keep covered for sometime .


  1. I didn't know you can use Val dal for something sweet I thought it was for spicy curries only but I know chickpeas it can be used in this manner

  2. Benazir Khan ..i did not get u at all
    ? What is Val Dal ??????