Monday, January 25, 2010

Fish molee


Pomfret/King Fish/ Fish Fillets- ½ kg
Turmeric- 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder-1 tsp
Lime/Lemon Juice-1tbsp
Salt- ½ tspOil- 3 tbsp

For the Stew

Onion- 1or 2.
Green chilies- 6
Ginger-1/2 piece
Garlic- 1 clove
Tomato-1or2 tomato
Fresh Ground Pepper- 1tsp
Salt to taste
Thick Coconut Milk – 1/2 cup
Very thin coconut Milk- 1 cup
Curry leaves- 1 sprig
Coconut oil – 1 or 2 tbsp


1. Preparing the Fish: Clean and slice the fish.Dry the fish and marinate with the salt, chili powder, Lemon Juice and turmeric for at least 15 minutes outside the refrigerator.

2.Heat the oil in a pan till medium hot and fry the fish fillets for some minute or just until it changes color and firms up.Drain onto paper towels and keep aside.

3.Heat oil in a pan and sauté sliced onions, garlic and ginger, curry leaves, continue stirring for a minute. Add the second extraction of coconut milk, lime juice and salt to taste.So when it starts to boil, add the sliced fish and cover. Cook on a slow heat for about 5-10 minutes.

4.When done, add the tomatoes, Curry leaves and pepper; check taste and slow down the fire. The tomatoes should not get cooked and the pepper added in the end gives it an Extra taste.

5. Ensure that the heat is absolutely low, before adding the thick coconut milk. Do not let it come to full boil after that. You could continue simmering for another 5 minutes.


Sarah Naveen said...

oh wow!!!!!adipoli..looks so yummy yumm...

Aparna said...

oru vellapam beena..vishakkunnu...:)