November 10, 2017 Mackerel pickle

Mackerel pickle (Bangdya Lonche) | Goan Cuisine | Fish | Non Veg

Mackerel pickle (Bangdya Lonche) very famous pickle that will taste delicious with red steamed rice.  Mackerel(Bangde) is one of the highly recommended oily fish for a health. It is rich in essential oils, vitamins and minerals. Try this delicious non veg (fish) pickle at home.


3 (medium sized) – Mackerels(Bangdya)

10 cloves (crushed) – Garlic

2 tbspn – Chilly powder

2 tspn – Turmeric powder

1 tbspn – Tamarind pulp

1 tspn – Mustard seeds

½ tspn- Fenugreek

Curry leaves

¼ tspn – Asafoetida

3 tbspn – Oil

Salt to taste

Mackerel pickle Method:

  • Clean the fish thoroughly and cut each mackerel into 4 pieces.
  • Apply salt for 10 mins and wash mildly.
  • Take a mixing bowl and mix red chilly powder, turmeric powder and tamarind pulp and adding little water to make a fine paste.
  • Take a pan and heat the oil. In this tamper mustard seeds, fenugreek and asafoetida.
  • Now, add the crushed garlic and curry leaves, continue to stir and fry until light brown in low flame.
  • It time to add mackerel pieces and add the paste and gently stir. Cook over a low heat for about 10- 15 mins.
  • Leave it with pan covered for 10-15 mins.

Mackerel pickle (Bangdya Lonche)  can be preserved for more than a month in an airtight container.

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