King Fish 8-10 pieces
Chilly powder 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Ginger paste 1/4 tsp
Garlic paste 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves few
Oil for shallow frying
Marinate the fish pieces adding chilly powder,turmeric powder,ginger-garlic paste and salt.Keep this aside for 15 minutes.After 15 minutes shallow fry these fishes.Add a few curry leaves while frying.Take out the fishes when they turn golden brown and keep them aside.
Now for the gravy:
Cinnamon stick 2 small pieces
Onion 3 (medium,finely chopped)
Garlic chopped 2 tsp
Ginger chopped 2 tsp
Green chilly 4(slit)
Tomato 1 big(round slices)
Lime juice 2 tsp
Turmeric powder 3/4 tsp
Pepper powder 1/4 tsp
Thin Coconut Milk 2 cups
Thick '' '' 1 and 1/4 cups
Curry leaves 2 sprigs
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsp
-Heat oil in a wok,add cinnamon,cardamom and cloves.
-Add the chopped onions,ginger, garlic and green chilly;saute till onion becomes soft.
-Add the tomatoes,curry leaves,turmeric powder and pepper powder.Saute well.
-Now add the thin(2nd extract) coconut milk and salt.Let it boil.
-When its boiling add the fried fishes.
-After 1 minute add the thick coconut milk and when it starts to boil, off the flame.
-Add the lime juice and mix well.
-Serve with Rotis,Appam or Bread.
*You can use Pomfret also instead of King fish and use fresh ones.
*Use fresh coconut to extract coconut milk