Ingredients for Rechieo Paste
12/15 Kashmiri Chillies or 2tbsp chilly powder
1tsp Cumin Seeds(Jeera)
2tbsp Garlic Paste
1tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Small Onion
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.