Friday, November 25, 2011

Rechiado /Rechieo Paste

Ingredients for Rechieo Paste

12/15 Kashmiri Chillies or 2tbsp chilly powder

1tsp Cumin Seeds(Jeera)
2tbsp Garlic Paste
1" Ginger
1tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Small Onion
1tsp Oil
Lemon sized Tamarind Ball(soaked for 10 Min's in 2tbsp water)
1/2tsp sugar optional
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Coriander Powder or Handful of fresh Coriander leaves
4tbsp Vinegar or 2tbsp Lemon Juice
A pinch of White Pepper Powder

Grind the above ingredients for recheio/rechiad paste with vinegar mentioned in recipe use as little water as possible if needed)adjust Seasoning according to your preference..Usage of onion is optional ,you can omit it altogether from recipe.If preferred You can also add Cinnamon piece or Garam masala powder.

*Similarly lemon juice or tamarind pulp can be substituted for vinegar .
*Usage of Onion gives the recipe a desired texture and distinct flavour.

Mackerel stuufed with Rechiad masala

This paste is used in recipes like Fish or Eggplant(Vangi) Ambot Tik,Fish fry,Mackerel /Pomfret Rechiad and other such recipes it calls for.

1 comment:

  1. nice dish..!
    looking amazing..I love cooking
    I will try it on today