How to cook Kerala style Fish Molee/Moly

Posted on Oct 20 2018 - 10:58am by kumar
  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 6 People

    Ingredients to cook Kerala style Fish Molee/Moly :

  • 450 gms of fish cleaned and cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp of Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp of Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp of Pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp of Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup of sliced onion – preferably red Onions
  • 1 tbsp of finely chopped Ginger
  • 1 tbsp fo finely chopped Garlic
  • 2-3 Green Chillies slit length wise
  • 2-3 Cardamom
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 1 stick of Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp of garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp of Pepper powder
  • 1 cup of thin Coconut milk
  • 1 cup of medium Coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup of thick Coconut milk
  • A strand of Curry Leaves
  • Oil for fish to be shallow fried
  • 2 tbsp of Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 large Tomato sliced

    How to cook Kerala style Fish Molee/Moly :

  • In a bowl, take some water and add a tsp of salt and vinegar in it. Now rinse the fish pieces in it. Drain off excess water and remove the fish pieces on to another bowl.
  • Marinate the fish pieces with turmeric powder, pepper powder, lemon juice and salt. Keep it in the fridge for at least half an hour.
  • Shallow fry the fish pieces until they are almost cooked. Remove it on to a plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cardamom, cloves and cinnamon. When they splutter, add ginger, garlic, curry leaves and green chillies. Add sliced onion, salt and mix it.
  • Once the onion turns tender, add garam masala and pepper powder. Give it a mix and add the thin coconut milk. Let it come to a boil.
  • Add the medium coconut milk and fried fish pieces. Let it get heated until it starts to boil. Add the thick coconut milk and stir it well.
  • Now line the sliced tomatoes on top of the curry. Cover the pan and let it cook on low heat for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove it from the heat and serve it hot with Appam, bread or chapati.
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