Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Surmai Fish Curry (Manglorean Style)

1kg Fresh Surmai Fish pieces ( washed & strained)

For grinding the Masala

6 dry red chillies
4 tbsp desiccated coconut
1/2 big onion chopped
4 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 tsp coriander seeds
5-6 black peppercorns
1 small ball of tamarind
8 tbsp coconut milk powder

Grind the above with water to a smooth fine paste. Keep it aside. Wash the grinder with little water and keep this water aside.

For tempering the Curry

1/2 big onion sliced thinly
2 green chillies sliced
1 inch ginger piece chopped finely
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp white vinegar
Salt to taste

Heat oil in a deep pan, add the ginger brown it, add chillies & onions brown it lightly.

Add the ground masala fry for another 5 minutes on medium flame.

Add the masala water, adjust the thickness of the curry, add salt & vinegar.

Let the curry boil now add the fish and leave it on slow flame uncovered for 5 minutes till the fish is cooked.

Relish this yummy curry with plain boiled rice & fried Fish.

Next post of the Fried Fish... in few minutes.


Sunanda said...

Fish curry looks creamy and yummy..New recipe for me ..

Anonymous said...

Fish curry looks very tempting. I am confuse with the type of chillies you use. How the masala turned green.

Madhusudan Katti said...

Simple, yet terrific recipe! I just made it tonight, and it was a hit!

Thank you.