Kolhapuri Fish Curry

Kolhapur, a city in in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Kolhapur is a foodie paradise. Kolhapuri food is world famous for its taste.Kolhapur is known for non-vegetarian mises like Kolhapuri mutton or chicken. Today following  Kolhapuri chicken recipe Imade Kolhapuri fish using surmai or King fish .Surmai is  very popular of Maharashtra.

_____________________________________________ Author -Moumita
Preparation  Time-5 Minutes
Marination Time-15 Minutes
Cooking Time-10 Minutes 

Surmai or King fish-500 grams(cut into big pieces )

Salt to taste


Onions -1+1(one is sliced and  another  one is chopped)

Ginger paste-1 tablespoons

Garlic paste-1 tablespoons

Tomatoe-1 (chopped )

Cumin seeds-1teaspoon


Cinnamon-1-1 inch stick

Black peppercorns-6

Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto)- teaspoons

Dried Coconut ( grated)-1/4 cup(if you do not have dried coconut then you can use fresh  coconut)

Dried red chillies broken-5(If you can , use Kolhapuri chilies)

Coriander seeds-2 teaspoon

Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoon

Red chilli powder-1/2 teaspoon

Oil-1/4 cup

Dry roast cumin seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, black peppercorns, poppy seeds,red chillies ,coconut and coriander seeds till fragrant. Cool and grind with sliced onions and little  bit water to make a paste.

Mix fish pieces  with salt, yoghurt ,turmeric powder and 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder and set aside in a refrigerator to marinate for 15 minutes.

Heat oil in a deep non-stick  pan,when  the oil is enough  hot, put fish  pieces  and shallow  fry both the sides until light brown. Remove from heat and keep aside.

Heat remaining  oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add  onions and sauté until golden brown .Add ginger garlic paste and saute  until raw smell of masala goes away. Add chopped tomatoes  and sauté till oil leaves the sides.

Add turmeric powder  and mix.

 Add the coconut masala paste and mix well,cook until  oil gets separated,  add salt.

Add 1 cups of water ..bring  it to boil,when the water will start boiling, add fried fish pieces ,simmer the gas and cook  for 5-6 minutes. 

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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1 comment:

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