Thai Green Curry Shrimp

Chettinad Fish Fry


Ingredient for the recipe

Fillets surmai (King fish) 2
Oil, to pan fry 2 Tbsp
Cloves garlic 7-8 
Ginger, mashed 1 knob 
Cumin 1 tsp
Fennel 1 tsp 
Coriander seeds 2 tsp 
Black peppercorns 2 tsp 
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 9-10 
Salt to taste
Oil, to grind 1 tsp
Water 1 Tbsp
Tomato, chopped 1/2 
Red chilli powder 1 tsp 
Turmeric powder 2 tsp
Tamarind extract 5 tsp 
Cornflour, to sprinkle 1 Tbsp 


King fish


  • 1.Cut the fish fillets into equal medium sized pieces.
    2.In a pan, dry roast garlic, ginger, cumin, fennel, coriander seeds, black peppercorns, mustard seeds and curry leaves.
    3.Pound them in a mortar and pestle. Add a little salt, oil and water to help in the procedure.
    4.Now add the chopped tomato, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt and tamarind extract.
    5.Pound them together till pulp like and spread it over the fish pieces.
    6.Sprinkle some cornflour over the fish. The cornflour helps the masala to stick
    7.Marinate the fish and keep in the fridge for 15-20 minutes.
    8.In a pan, fry the fish with the refined oil and serve hot.



Faisal    20-Mar-2018