Recheado or reshad Bangdo is one of the Goan Speciality where Bangdo or Mackerel is stuffed with Goan Rechaedo spice. This spice or masala can be prepared and stored in the refrigerator and be used whenever required. In Recheado Mackerel, the masala is stuffed inside the Mackerels and pan fried using cooking oil. For more better taste, it is always good to stuff these Mackerels and refrigerate overnight .
- 5-6 Big Size Indian Mackerels
- 1/2 Cup Recheado Masala Paste( You can see my How to prepare Recheado paste method here)
- 1 Cup Rawa/Semolina
- Olive Oil for shallow fry
- Salt to taste
Remove the head and tail of the Mackerels.
Slit them in the center all the way from head to tail as shown in the picture.
If possible , remove the bone or else leave it on.
Wash them well 3-4 times.
Apply salt and keep them for 5 minutes.
Now stuff in Rechad paste properly inside the Mackerels.
Rub little of the paste outside too, on both the sides of the Mackerels. Let them marinade for at least an hour.Coat them with semolina on both the sides .
Heat a skillet , add a tablespoon of oil.
Place these mackerels on top of the oil and let them cook on medium high heat for 5 minutes.Flip and let them cook on the other side too.Remove when they look all crispy brown on both the sides.
njoy Stuffed Mackerels with rice and fish curry.