Saturday, September 10, 2011

Surmai ( King Fish ) Fish



800  gram(s)  fish sliced and cleaned
1  onion sliced
1  small tomato chopped
7-8  chillies slit and deseeded
1  cup(s) coconut milk
1  tablespoon(s) oil
4  tablespoon(s) water
salt to taste
Grind to a fine paste:
12  dry red chillies
2  tablespoon(s) coriander seeds
1  teaspoon(s) cumin seeds
1  tablespoon(s) chopped ginger
1  teaspoon(s) chopped garlic
1  tablespoon(s) tamarind paste
1  teaspoon(s) turmeric powder
12  tablespoon(s) water or as required

  1. Rub the fish slices with some salt and a pinch of turmeric powder. Keep aside for 5 minutes. Wash well and drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan and saute the onions on medium heat for about 5  minutes or till the onions are golden brown. Add the paste and the tomatoes. Fry briefly.
  3. Add the coconut milk and water. Bring to a boil. Add the fish, chillies and salt. Mix very gently and simmer on low heat for about 6  minutes or till the fish is cooked but firm.
  • Traditionally this is a spicy hot recipe. However, the amount of green and red chillies can be reduced or increased as required.

2 medium Surmai (Kingfish) Fish cut into pieces
1 tsp. Malvani Fish Masala (Available at local grocery stores) or any other Fish masala ( You can use any mutton / chicken / garam masala as a last resort if fish masala is not available)
1 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp. red chili powder
¼ cup tamarind juice (extract after adding warm water)
1 cup Rice flour mixed with 2-3 tsp of Rawa
Oil for frying
1) Clean the Fish, Apply a little salt and turmeric and keep aside.
2) Mix Fish Masala, Turmeric and Red Chili Powder.
3) Apply the mixture to the fish pieces and keep aside to marinate for 1 hour.
3) Take the Rice flour + Rawa in a big plate and coat all the fish pieces from all sides in this mixture.
4) Fry in oil till crisp
5) Serve hot


SUB said...

looks spicy and yummy

sHoNa said...

yup its really tasty