Surmai masala fry



500 gms King fish/ Surmai
3 chopped onions
3 chopped tomatoes
4 tbsp curd
6-7 green chilies
7-8 cloves of garlic
1 inch ginger
1 cup green coriander leaves
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
5 tbsp oil + 3 tbsp oil to shallow fry fish
1 tbsp cumin seeds
15-18 curry leaves
salt to taste


Marinate fish with red chili powder crushed black pepper , salt. Keep it aside for 1 hour.
In a pan take 3 tbsp oil and shallow fry fish till it is firm to handle keep it aside.
In small mixer grinder make green masala paste of green chilies, garlic, 1 tbsp cumin seeds and green coriander leaves.
In a kadai heat 5 tbsp oil add jeera and curry leaves to crackle. Then add chopped onions and fry till golden brown , then add followed by chopped tomatoes and cook till tomatoes becomes soft. Add green masala paste, Turmeric powder, curd and salt.

Bhuno for 5 minutes on medium heat till oil separates then add the fried fish and gently stir it without breaking the fish. Sprinkle some chopped green coriander leaves and cover and cook for another 3 minutes by that time fishes will nicely cooked.
Serve hot with rice or chapati.


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