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.