Fried Kingfish or Surmai is a popular Konkani recipe. This fish is available in huge quantity and good quality in Konkan belt. It has very good taste and texture. This fish is used for curry also.
King fish- 3 big sized pieces
Salt- to taste
Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
Asafetida (hing)- ¼ tsp (optional)
Garlic paste- 2 tsp (approx 8 to 12 cloves)
Kokum paste or Kokum extract (Aagal) or Tamarind pulp- 2 tsp (Kokum gives an authentic Konkani taste.)
Homemade masala or Malwani masala or Sunday masala- 3 to 4 tsp