Sunday, January 10, 2016

Bangdyachi Amti - Hot Mackerel Curry

Today I am featuring hot and spicy Mackerel Curry - Bangdyachi Amti
Bangdyachi Amti
Mackerel Curry
3 Mackerels, Cleaned and halved
salt to taste
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Grind to a fine paste
1/3 cup sliced onions
1/8 tsp fengreek seeds
3/4 cup coconut
1/2 tbsp. coriander seeds
1 tsp tamarind
3-4 cloves garlic
10-12 red chilies
1 tbsp. oil
1/4 cup minced onion
1. Marinate mackerel pieces with ginger-garlic paste, salt and turmeric powder. Cover and set in the refrigerator till ready to use.
2. Roast spices one after the other. Grind with coconut, onions, ginger, garlic and tamarind. Add water as needed to make a smooth paste.
3. Heat oil in a saucepan. Saute onion till it is golden. Place mackerel pieces in a single layer. Pour ground coconut paste and add water. Adjust salt.
4. Bring to boil. Switch gas to low. Let it simmer for 10 minutes or so.
5. Serve with plain rice.
Note -
1. Believe it or not - but this curry tastes better stale!

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