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Mackerel Fish or Bangda are simmered in rich coconut sauce. This dish is extremely health apart from appealing to taste buds!

Preparation time : 20 mts
Cooking time : 20 mts
Serves : 4 people


  • 1 lb mackerel fish / Bangda
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped Garlic
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 cup fresh coconut


  • Rub salt and lemon juice on fish pieces very well and keep for 20 mts.
  • Take fresh coconut in to mixie pot, add garam masala, red chilli powder, water and grind to make smooth puree.
  • After 20 mts wash fish very well under cold water and pat dry using paper towel.
  • Once fish is dried to that add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and keep aside.
  • Heat up oil, add chopped onion and cook until onion becomes soft.
  • Add chopped garlic and cook for a minute.
  • Add coriander powder and cook for 2 mts.
  • Add coconut paste and cook for 7 mts.
  • Add water, mix, add salt, tamarind pulp and mix well.
  • Add fish pieces, cover and cook for 5 mts.
  • After 5 mts open cover flip the fish and cook for 5 more mts.
  • Fish curry is ready to be served. Serve hot with Rice Roti or Jawar Bhakari!

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Comments :

No Image Clover :     4 February 2014
I couldn't believe that I could make such yummy fish curry!! grin Its the 1st time Ive tried making Fish Curry and all thanks to you Madhura, it was excellent!! Im so happy. This recipe is so easy & tastes lovely. Thanks once again!!

No Image Sangeeta :     18 January 2014
Thanks for the wonderful recipe Madhura. Oh it turned out soo well. we all loved it. i have tried a number of recipes or urs including Masale bhaat, Thalipeeth, karlyachi bhaji. Mast jamle You totally rock. Keep going lady.

No Image Poonam :     16 December 2013
Hi Madhura, ur fish curry was awesome. I tried it as same just not foundation bangda fish so make it with surmai fish. Bt the look & taste was so great. My hubby love it so much.thank u for tasty dish. kiss

No Image noor :     6 December 2013
Seems like too much oil......

No Image merlin :     5 August 2013
Dear Madhura Fish curry was superb. T/u
No Image Madhura :     5 August 2013
Thanks Merlin. Keep watching for more

No Image Kanchan Suhas Kamble :     30 July 2013
Hi madhura,, everyday i m going through ur website, i like all ur recipies specialy maharashtrian recipes... khup chan smile
No Image Madhura :     1 August 2013
Kanchan, khupach chhan. Thanks for all the support.

No Image Zico Singh :     23 July 2013
I loved the fish recipoe i was wandering the coconut paste in the fish curry is the same as coconut milk
No Image Madhura :     1 August 2013
Nope, its different.

No Image :     8 June 2013
I cannot access it as it says " error" .... not available...... so it did not work out. regards, Roma
No Image Madhura :     8 June 2013
I am sorry Roma, can you please let me know which page is not accessible?

No Image :     7 June 2013
I would like the recipe for your garam masala please. Thank you.
No Image Madhura :     7 June 2013
Sorry I don't have garam masala recipe but you can refer below recipe of goda masala