Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 10 large mackerel or sardines -- cleaned and head removed

  2. 4 large onions -- sliced

  3. 2 large tomatoes -- sliced

  4. 1 head garlic -- finely sliced

  5. 1 1" piece ginger -- finely sliced

  6. 3 tablespoons light oil

  7. 1 tablespoon vinegar

  8. 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

  9. 4 bell peppers -- (red/green) and or green chiles salt to taste

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : Layer a few slices of onion and tomato in a pan. Place 1/2 the fish over onions an tomato. Add another layer of onion/tomato and then another layer of fish. Sprinkle with the garlic and ginger. Scatter over the remaining onion and tomato. Pour the oil, vinegar and about 6-7 tbsp. water over the fish. add salt is desired. Cook on a low heat until fish is half done. Sprinkle turmeric over fish. Add peppers/chiles. Cook until fish is tender. Caldeirada is a well known Portuguese dish which, I seem to remember, uses a lot of shellfish. The above is a Goan version.


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