Pan Grilled Green Masala Fish / Green Masala Fish Fry / Grilled Green Masala Mackerel

Delectable, succulent, spicy, flavorful and delicious Pan Grilled Green Masala Fish. Mackerel Fish is marinated in a beautiful and refreshing masala of coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic, mustard oil and a miscellany of spices and pan grilled to perfection.

This is a healthy recipe for fish lovers and also for health conscious people. I have used mackerel fish for this recipe. You can use a different variety of fish as per your preference.

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The recipe uses very less oil. The fish is moist with juicy tender bites and lightly crisp brown from the outside. This fish fry recipe is a healthy way to enjoy your favorite fish. One can use chicken in place of fish. It is equally tasty and delicious with chicken too, trust me! I am a great fan of green masala and I love using them in creating new dishes using fish, chicken, mutton etc.

Do have a look at Green Chilly Masala Fish recipe which is another easy and healthy recipe but at the same time so aromatic and mouthwatering, which can be made easily with simple cooking methods and basic ingredients.

It is easy to prepare which serves as a great appetizer and even a good side dish with your meals.

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Are you bored of having regular fish dishes? Yes? then try this green masala fish recipe. It yields tender fish bites with a dominant flavor of species. I love seafood and fish is one of my personal favourite. I have linked some of the fish recipes in thi post from my previous blog post. Do give it a try, I am sure you will love it.

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Well if you make this pan grilled green masala fish, please do leave a feedback in the comments box below or tag me with a picture @ akumrajjamir on Instagram! I would love to see your feedback. Now let’s jump to the recipe.
Here’s a video on the recipe 👇. Please do watch and share your feedback, I would love to read it.

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Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Serves : 3

Ingredients :
3 large Mackerel Fish
1 tbsp mustard oil
⅛ tsp turmeric powder
⅛ tsp Chilly powder
Salt to taste
Juice of half lemon

For Green Masala:
1 cup coriander leaves
10-12 mint leaves
1 inch ginger chopped
6 Garlic cloves
6 large green chillies
1 tbsp mustard oil

Instructions :

Take mackerel fish and make slashes on it. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt, lemon juice, rub the masala well on the fish.

Keep the fish marinated while you make the green masala paste.

In a blender cup add the coriander leaves, mint leaves, ginger, garlic, onion, green chillies and blend them into a fine smooth paste.

Transfer the masala in a bowl, add mustard oil and mix well.

Apply half of the green masala paste over the fish nicely including the slashes. Let it stand for 5-10 minutes.

In a grill pan heat mustard oil. Add the marinated fish in the hot pan in single layer.

Cook the fish over medium heat for 5 minutes and flip over the other side.

Apply the green masala from the remaining paste over the fish again. Flip over and cook for about 2 minutes.

Again apply the green masala the other side, flip over and cook for 2 minutes and take off the heat.

Your aromatic mouthwatering green masala fish is ready. Enjoy it as an appetizer/starter or with piping hot rice and dal or rasam.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always, I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you.

Happy cooking!

❤ Akum

About Akum Raj Jamir

Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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