King Fish Recipe| Masala||Seer Fish Curry||Surmai Fish Curry Recipe||||Fish Curry Recipe

Components for Surmai Fish Curry:

( Tsp- Teaspoon; Tbsp- Tablespoon )

– Fish Steaks – 500 gms (King Mackerel/Surmai/Vanjaram).

For the Masala Paste:.
– Coriander Seeds- 1.5 tsp.
– Cumin Seeds- 1.5 tsp.
– Kashmiri Chillies- 5.
– Black Peppercorns- 8.
– Tamarind Juice/Pulp- 4 tbsp.
– Salt- 1/2 tsp.

Spice Powders:.
– Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp.
– Red Chilli Powder- 1 tsp.

Other Components:.
– Grated Onion- 2 small (100 gms).
– Green Chillies, slit- 3.
– Ginger Garlic paste- 1.5 tsp.
– Coconut Milk- 1 United States cup procedure.
– Salt- 3/4 tsp.
– Groundnut Oil or any white oil – 3 tbsp.
– Coriander leaves, sliced- 3 tablespoon.


– Take thick steaks/fillets of King Fish/Surmai. Wash and pat dry. Set aside.
– Dry roast the Coriander seeds, Cumin seeds, Black Peppercorns & Kashmiri Chillies in a pan on low heat for 2-3 minutes. Set aside to cool.
– Soak small lemon sized tamarind in water to get pulp/juice. When soaked, get 4 tbsp juice from it. You can use readymade tamarind pulp too but utilize less quantity since that tends to be extremely sour.
– To make the Masala Paste, add the roasted & cooled spices in a mill and grind to a coarse powder. Now include the tamarind pulp and 1/2 tsp salt. Grind it to a smooth paste by adding 3-4 tablespoon water.
– Grate the onions and slit the green chillies.
– Prepare the coconut milk by mixing together coconut pulp with water. Strain the coconut using a cloth or sieve/strainer. You can also utilize readymade coconut milk.


– Heat the groundnut oil in a pan and include the slit green chillies. Give a stir and include the grated onion. Mix and fry on medium heat for around 5-6 mins till onion modifications colour.
– Now include the ginger garlic paste, provide a mix and fry on low heat for 2 minutes.
– Include the Masala paste (made in the grinder) and blend it well.
– Add the turmeric & red chilli powders and fry on medium heat for 4-5 minutes till oil separates.
– Now add 1 cup coconut milk and 200 ml water and provide a mix. Add 3/4 tsp salt. Prepare on low heat for around 2-3 minutes till oil separates.
– Provide a mix and add the King/Surmai fish steaks and offer a mild stir.
– Cover & cook on low heat for around 15 mins.
– Shake the pan gently to blend.
– Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and simmer for around 2 minutes.
– Serve with white rice.

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  1. Absolutely looks very Delicious and mouthwatering. You made it so perfectly yummy. Well presentation. Thanks for sharing. Stay blessed stay connected….

  2. So tempting and Colourful,,, Beautiful Recipe,,, Fish is my favourite 😍 Have a wonderful Month Mam 😘

  3. Thank God..Maam u postedca new volg after so many days..waz waiting eagerly…Fish recipe was looking soo tempting while u were cooking it…Maam do post ur yummy vlogs regularly as I keep waiting for it…😊😉😄😘😁😀😆😗😉😊😊

  4. Looks delicious mam loved it very much and will definitely try it out and let you know how it turned out to be

  5. Woww Mam it’s mouth watering yummy it looks. Really was waiting for this fish recipe. Thanku Mam for lovely recipe. Stay Blessed an Good vibes to you Mam….❤️

  6. Make the recipe of chicken salna curry and Hong Kong style chicken/mutton/prawns/fish/turkey ball curry.

  7. As a bachelor living alone, I want to express my gratitude for these awesome recipes. Thank you so much!

  8. I like to try this recipe with cat fish steaks.
    Will it be good to give a try?!
    Recipe sounds mouth watering?!

  9. I visited Malabari restaurant. He prepared the kingfish by frying method. It was very tasty. I hope to prepare it.

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