Recipe for Pomfret in a green coconut curry:
2 medium Pomfret cut into steaks
3 cups grated coconut
2 cups cilantro
2 green chilies
1 tbsp uncooked rice or rice flour
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp asafetida
7-8 cloves of garlic
2 cups coconut milk
salt to taste
1. Grind the coconut, cilantro, chilies and garlic with the rice ( if using rice grains) to a thick paste.
2. Pour the mixture into a large saute pan and add in the turmeric and asafetida. Mix well and add in the fish. Stir over medium heat till the fish is cooked( approximately 10 minutes).
3. Add in the coconut milk and whisk in the rice flour at this point.
4. Serve hot over boiled rice.
To be continued.....next up -Shrimp in a red curry, Mumbai style