Fried Fish Curry/Fried Fish Coconut curry

Shallow fried kingfish in delicious coconut based curry .This curry is truly so yummy  .Tangy spicy coconut based curry that goes well with steamed rice and some fish fry.King fish shallow fird in creamy coconut based gravy taste super delicious. Goes well with steamed rice and bhakri as well.
King fish fillet  6 to  7
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
2 tsp lime juice 
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp haldi
1/2 cup fresh coconut grated 
1 tsp jeera 
1 tbsp coriander seeds
2  to 3 /dry kashmiri /red chillies
1 tbsp cumin seeds
7 to 8 garlic cloves 
1 inch ginger 
1 tsp fish masala or bottle masala/malwani masala 
1/2 cup thick coconut milk

1 tsp tamarind /6 to 7 kokam/as per taste
a sprig of Curry leaves 
  • Apply salt ginger garlic paste,red chilli powder, lime juice and turmeric powder to the fish and keep aside for 20 to 30 minutes .
  • Heat little oil in a frying pan 
  • Shallow fry on both sides.
  • Grind the (1/2 cup )coconut,cumin,coriander seeds ginger garlic red chillies  to a smooth paste adding little water.
  • Heat a pan add oil once its hot add curry  leaves 
  • Then add the  masala paste and saute 
  • Add the powdered masala and mix well.
  • Add water and let it come to a nice boil
  • Add the tamarind pulp
  • Add the fried fish  pieces 
  • Lastly dd the.coconut milk 
  • Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes
  • Serve hot with steaming rice and fish fry.

If you like fish curry to be more tangy increase the tamarind or you may add kokum
I have used king fish surmai big(palm size) fillets and cut into 2