Goan Recheado Fish Fry

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The aroma of the Recheado Masala that wafts in the air is so enticing ! It gets even better when you fry the fish with this Masala. J just couldn’t wait any longer for dinner as his hunger was increasing multi folds 😛 Can’t blame him. Such is the effect of the aroma of Goan Recheado Fish Fry.

Ideally the fish to be used for this is Mackerel, as the Goans swear by it. Well, I trusted their judgement and indeed it was awesome. I would suggest marinating the fish overnight so that the fish absorbs all the flavours.

Goan Recheado Fish Fry

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Goan
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 Mackerel Cleaned Whole
  • 5 tablespoons Masala Recheado


  • Make incisions on either sides of the fish.
  • Apply Recheado Masala generously on the fish.
  • Make sure to apply the masala in the incisions as well.
  • If using sooner, marinating at least for an hour.
  • Or else, marinate and leave it overnight in the refrigerator.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • When the oil is oil, place the fish.
  • Fry till it is cooked and turns dark brown in colour.
  • Flip the fish and fry till cooked through.
  • Serve hot.

Goan Recheado Masala

Usually when we buy fish, I fry it the traditional Kerala Style. But this time, I had already made up my mind on trying the ‘Goan Style’. I had heard a lot about the Recheado Masala. As usual, I searched my favourite blog, Goan Food Recipes. I was under the impression that it would take a long time to prepare this. It turned out that all I had to do was, to assemble all the ingredients and grind. Voila !! The Masala was ready 🙂 I halved the recipe and tweaked it a bit to suit my liking. I used…

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