How to make Grilled Fish With Curried Coconut Sauce -

Marinated pomfret fillets grilled with lemongrass and served with grilled peppers and curried sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pomfret (पापलेट), Coconut milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

For more recipes related to Grilled Fish With Curried Coconut Sauce checkout Goan Fish Curry, Fish Ambat, Saas Ni Machhi, Pomfret Mappas . You can also find more Main Course Seafood recipes like Panch Phoron Crusted Basa with Saffron Rice Prawn Makhni Meen Molaga Bhaji Kolambiche Atale

Grilled Fish With Curried Coconut Sauce

Grilled Fish With Curried Coconut Sauce Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Grilled Fish With Curried Coconut Sauce Recipe

  • Pomfret 4

  • Coconut milk 2 cups

  • Refined flour (maida) 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 5-6

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Lemon grass roots 4 inch piece

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Red capsicum seeded and cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/2 medium

  • Green capsicum seeded and cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/2 medium


Step 1

Mix refined flour, salt and half the crushed black peppercorns in a plate. Sprinkle lemon juice and a little salt over the fish fillets and rest for ten minutes.

Step 2

Roll them in the seasoned flour.

Step 3

Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in the Grill Pan. Place the lemon grass roots in it and then place the fish fillets over them. Let them grill.

Step 4

Heat one tablespoon olive oil in another pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add curry leaves and turmeric powder and sauté for a minute. Add green chillies, ginger paste and half a cup of water.

Step 5

Mix well and let it cook on medium heat for five minutes. Turn the fish fillets to cook the other side. Sprinkle the remaining crushed black peppercorns over them.

Step 6

Cook till light golden brown on both sides. Add salt to the sauce and stir. Add coconut milk and let it just heat through. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 7

Heat the remaining olive oil in another pan. Add red and green capsicum pieces and sauté for a minute. Sprinkle salt and toss.

Step 8

Transfer the capsicums into a serving plate.

Step 9

Place the grilled fish fillets over them. Pour the coconut sauce over the fillets and serve hot.

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