Rechead Masala - Spice paste From Goa, India

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May. 10, 2016

Rechead Masala is a Goan spice paste made with chillies, cumin, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, jaggery, onions, ginger, garlic, tamarind and vinegar and is typically used to stuff and marinate fish.


Red kashmiri chilies 30 , deseeded
Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
Peppercorns 2 Teaspoon
Cloves 20
Cinnamon stick 3 Inch
Jaggery 3 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Garlic 16 Clove (80 gm)
Ginger piece 3 Inch
Tamarind 1 Teaspoon , soaked in water for 1 hour, drained well
Fried onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Vinegar/Coconut and red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)



In a blender/ food processor, process Kashmiri chiles.

Add cumin seeds, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, jiggery, salt, garlic, ginger, tamarind (soaked in water), fried onions, vinegar and blend until smooth.

Stuff and marinate seafood/fish with this masala paste and cook as desired.



Serve and enjoy!



Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 706Calories from Fat 120

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2087 mg86.96%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.3%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64%

Sugars 60 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet