Surmai seer fish king fish biryani recipe

Surmai (Seer) Fish Biryani Seafood

Seer Fish also known as Surmai or King Fish is a popular fish which is used in many recipes across the word. Indian seafood recipes offer various dishes prepared using prawns, fishes and clams. In this Surmai or Seer Fish Biryani recipe, cooked fish is added to the rice and then cooked to get the tasty Fish Seafood delicacy.

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Fish Biryani tastes equally delicious like its meat counterpart and as the fried seer fish is later cooked in rice the surmai fish is perfectly cooked and adds flavour to the seafood recipe. Try the tasty combination of prawns in a sabzi recipe: Capsicum & Dried Prawns Sabzi

Firstly we will Fry the Fish, You can click here for Surmai Fish Fry: Surmai Fish Fry or follow the complete method below. Seafood delicacies can be made by adding surmai (seer) fish or other fishes in Biryani or to make curries and plain fry recipes.

Usuallly we prefer Surmai (Seer Fish) or Bangda (Mackerel) for Biryani among lots of other fishes.

Ingredients for Fish Fry:

  • Surmai fish (seer fish) 1/2 kg cleaned
  • Ginger 1 piece crushed
  • Red chilly powder 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1/2
  • Garlic 2-3 cloves crushed
  • Salt as per taste
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
  • Sooji/Rawa as required

Method for Surmai Fish Fry:

  • Firstly, Mix all the ingredients and Make a fine paste
  • Secondly, Take Sooji/Rawa in a plate
  • Apply the mixture paste thoroughly to the fish
  • Apply Sooji to the Fish in a thin layer so that the masala does not come out and to add the crispness to fish fry
  • Further, Heat a pan
  • Add 2 tablespoon Oil
  • On full flame, Add the Fish in the Pan
  • Now Add 1 tbsp oil
  • Keep on full flame for 1 min and cook
  • Make the flame on medium
  • Close Lid and cook for 1 min
  • Similarly, Turn the fish and repeat
  • Add 1 tbsp oil
  • Keep on full flame for 1 min and cook
  • Make the flame on medium
  • Finally, Close Lid and cook for 1 min
  • Hot Tasty Surmai/Seer Fish Fry is Ready. Serve Hot

Now once the fish is fried, we will proceed to prepare the Biryani

Ingredients for Fish Biryani:

  • Coriander leaves a bunch
  • Tomato chopped 4 large
  • Onion 4 large
  • Biryani Rice 1/2 Kg
  • Ginger 1 big piece
  • Garlic 1 and 1/2 bulb
  • Green chilly 50 gm
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Salt 1/2-3/4 tbsp

Method for Fish Biryani:

  • Firstly, On full flame add green chilly in a pan and roast it for 30 sec to 1 min
  • Add ginger, garlic, coriander leaves and green chilly in a mixer jar and make a fine paste
  • Secondly, Heat a vessel
  • Add 5-6 tbsp or 50 gm oil in pan and add chopped onions
  • Roast onions until golden brown and then add chopped tomatoes
  • Cook until tomato gets dissolved
  • Add water required as 1 ltr water for 1/2 kg rice and then Add garam masala powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder
  • Mix it well
  • Now add the grinded green masala and salt. Mix well
  • Further, Close the lid to boil it for 5 min
  • When it starts boiling
  • Add rice most importantly only after it starts boiling
  • Mix it well and Close lid
  • So the rice gets cooked and the water dries
  • Add fried fish when water dries and when only less water remains
  • Slowly Stir mix it to let the fish gets immerse in it
  • Close lid and cook until water dries for about 4-5 min
  • Heat a tawa for 2 min and on full flame Keep the Vessel on tawa
  • Finally, After 1 min make the flame on medium and cook for 5 min, do not open
  • Tasty Surmai Fish Biryani is ready. Fish pieces are intact and not broken as well as rice.
  • Serve Hot.