Fish Molee Recipe

Fish Molee Recipe

Fish Molee is a South Indian fish curry. Learn how to make/prepare Fish Molee by following this easy recipe.
Fish Molee Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 8.1 / 10 (7 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Calories Per Serving 478
Ingredients:
  • 500 gm Fish Fillet
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 large Onion (thinly sliced diagonally)
  • 1" piece Ginger (cut into long thin strips)
  • 2 large Garlic Cloves (chopped)
  • 2-3 Green Chilies (slit)
  • 2 sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • 1 Tomato (sliced)
  • 2 cup Thick Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice / Vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/ 4 cup Water
How to make Fish Molee:
  • Wash the fish fillets thoroughly and then marinate with turmeric powder and salt. Keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • Heat a little coconut oil in a frying pan and fry the fish fillets until golden brown in color.
  • Take the fillets out of the pan and pour some more oil in the pan. Heat it.
  • Add the mustard seeds. Allow to crackle.
  • In the same oil, fry onions, garlic and ginger till they get cooked.
  • Add chopped green chilies, curry leaves and fry for a minute.
  • Now add the tomatoes and saute for a minute more. Do not mash the tomatoes.
  • Add the pepper powder, water, lemon juice, chili powder and salt to the above.
  • Cook at lower flame for 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk and simmer the gravy for 3 to 4 minutes until it becomes thick.
  • Now add the fried fish fillets carefully to the above and cook for another 2-3 minutes or till the fish completely absorbs it.
  • Now put off the flame.
  • Fish Molee is ready. Serve it with boiled rice.


Reviews and Ratings:
Deepa posted 11/09/2011
Excellent recipie. Tasty and a quick win.

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