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Fish in Vinegar (Molee) Recipe

Fish in Vinegar (Molee) is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 10 - large Green chillies
  • 15 - large dry Red Chillies
  • 3 kg - fish (sardines, surmai, mackerels, suitable for frying)
  • 3 pods - Garlic
  • 1 inch - Ginger
  • 1 tsp - jeera/cumin seeds (ground)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Turmeric powder as required
  • 1 inch - turmeric/haldi (ground)
  • 3 cups - Vinegar
  • How to Make Fish in Vinegar (Molee):

    1. Cut the fish, remove the entrails and wash it until clean and ready to be cooked.
    2. Apply turmeric powder and marinate for an hour.
    3. Grind dry red chillies, turmeric powder, jeera with a little vinegar.
    4. Slice green chillies, flakes of garlic and ginger and mix them to make a masala.
    5. Fry the fish in a pan. Once done, remove and let it cool.
    6. In a separate vessel, add vinegar, salt, the ground masala and the sliced masala and boil for 30 minutes.
    7. Cool it and add the fried fish.
    8. Recipe Courtesy: Mangalorean Recipes


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