How to make Masaledar Machchli -

Shallow fried rawas fish coated in a mixture of spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Rawas (रावस), Tamarind paste (इमली की पेस्ट )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Masaledar Machchli

Masaledar Machchli Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Masaledar Machchli Recipe

  • Rawas 4 slices

  • Tamarind paste 2 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard oil to shallow

  • Rice flour 1 cup

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon sliced 1


Step 1

Place fish slices in a bowl and marinate with turmeric powder, ¾ tsp red chilli powder, salt, garam masala powder and tamarind paste for about 15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a non stick pan.

Step 3

Apply rice flour to the marinated fish slices, place them on the pan, cover and shallow fry, turning sides till they turn golden on both sides.

Step 4

Place the onion slices on a serving plate, sprinkle some of the remaining red chilli powder and a little chaat masala over them. Arrange lemon slices over them.

Step 5

Drain the fish slices on absorbent paper. Transfer the slices onto the plate. Sprinkle some chaat masala and red chilli powder over them and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.