- 3 0r 4 King Fish - big sized
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 2 tsp (approx 8 to 10 garlic) garlic paste
- 3 to 4 tsp Red chilli powder (konkani home made masala)
- Oil for frying
Fried King-fish or Surmai is a popular Konkani food. It has very good taste and texture. It is just a must try recipe.
First put fish in a bowl of a 1 tsp salt and mix it well and keep for 5 to 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes wash the fish fillets with soft hand for 2 to 3 times and drain, because the fish is delicate.
Apply garlic paste, turmeric powder, homemade masala (konkani masala), and salt. Mix well and rub gently this marinate on fish.
Marinate for minimum half an hour.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in the grill pan or griddle, then add the fish when the pan is hot.
Cook on a medium flame. Turn the fish once the side looks golden brown. Fry the fish on a low flame till done. Should be cooked in a total time of 10 mins. (Do not overcooked)
Serve it with Chapati’s, Salad & Lemon Wedges.