Mackerel Rice


Mackerel Rice

Mackerel Rice is a great one-pan family meal that’s tasty and healthy too. You can add more spices, add more ginger and flavorings at the start for a very tasty meal as per your requirement. This is the prefect dish to relish if you are counting on calories but still wants to enjoy a highly satisfying wholesome meal. Mackerel fishes are very nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. Mackerel is rich in Omega -3 oils. Mackerel has a firm texture like canned Tuna, so that it can be flaked without falling apart. Remove all bones from the fish especially if kids are savoring the dish. Mackerel Rice is one of the easiest of sea food dishes you can enjoy with your family. It requires the basic ingredients available in your pantry, You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 People



  • Marinate the mackerel in red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt as required. Heat oil in a pan and fry both sides until cooked, then convert into a plate.
  • Heat oil in the same pan and sauté onion in it. Add salt as required.
  • When the onion turns light brown in colour, add crushed ginger garlic and green chillies. Saute till the raw smell goes off.
  • Then add tomato, pepper powder and garam masala. Combine and saute for 4-5 minutes.
  • Remove the bones and shred the fish using a fork. Add it into the masala. Mix well.
  • Add cooked rice (you can add any kind of cooked rice ) and combine well. Turn off the flame.
  • Tasty Mackerel rice is ready now..


You can visit this link Fish Biriyani Malabar Style. You can also visit the link Thalassery Fish Dhum Biriyani.
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