Mackerels stuffed with Green Chutney – bandga/Bagra Chutney Fry

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Chutney stuffed mackerels or bagras is a regularly eaten East Indian seafood dish that is quick and easy to make. Serve the bangda fry or fried mackerels in green chutney with salad, dal rice, apas, or roti.


Easy to get ready in less than 15 minutes, these mackerels stuffed with green chutney are the perfect seafood dish for any meals. Serve with moong dal and rice or masoor dal and apas or rotis.

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Mackerels stuffed with Green Chutney – Bandga/Bagra Chutney Fry

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Chutney stuffed mackerels or bagra/bangda fry is an East Indian seafood dish eaten with dal and rice or apas and salad.
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Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine East Indian, Indian
Servings 8 Fish
Calories 811 kcal
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Ingredients
  

  • 8 Mackerel
  • 0.5 Tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 0.5 Tbsp Sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp Rice Flour
  • 16 Tbsp Green Chutney 2 spoons chutney per fish
  • 4 Tbsp Oil

Instructions
 

  • Cover the mackerels with salt, turmeric powder and rice flour and spread evenly.
  • Stuff the mackerels with green chutney.
  • Add oil to pans and add the mackerels.
  • Fry for 5 minutes on each side.
  • Serve hot with steamed veggies and apas or dal and rice.

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Notes

  • We’re assuming you already have chutney ready. If you need it, the green chutney recipe is here.
  • If you prefer it more crispy, coat with rawa instead of rice flour.
  • Serve with a lovely dal, rice and a fresh salad for that perfect meal.
  • Sprinkle the mackerels with sour lime or lemon juice for more flavor.
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Nutrition (Per Serving)

Calories: 811kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 90g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 212mg | Sodium: 807mg | Potassium: 1839mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.02g | Vitamin A: 1078IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 5mg

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See how to make the Chutney Stuffed Mackerels

Eight uncooked mackerels in a thali.
Beady eyed mackerels
Raw Mackerels covered with haldi.
Add haldi
Uncooked Mackerels covered with haldi and rice flour.
Add rice flour
Mackerels covered with haldi and rice flour stuffed with chutney.
The mackerels are stuffed with chutney
Mom filling the chutney in the mackerels.
Mom filling the chutney in the mackerels
Fill the chutney in the slit mackerels
Fill the chutney in the slit mackerels
Stuffed green mackerels lines on a frying pan.
Fry the mackerels with oil
Bangda in two frying pans.
Fry the bangda in oiled pans
Turn the mackerels over and fry on the other side.
Turn the mackerels over and fry on the other side
Serve stuffed green mackerels with masoor dal.
Dal and mackerels, the perfect combination!
Bangda or bagra aka green stuffed mackerels.
Serve stuffed green mackerels with masoor dal.
Dal and mackerels, the perfect combination!

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Tips

  • To make the bangda more crispy, coat with rawa instead of rice flour.
  • Serve with a lovely dal, rice and a fresh salad for that perfect meal.
  • Sprinkle the mackerels with sour lime or lemon juice for more flavor.
  • The chutney recipe is here.
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