Fish Moilee

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Pearl spot or pomfret - 1 kg
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp -
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 cup - sliced onions
  • 2 inch piece - chopped ginger
  • 4 - sliced tomatoes
  • 6 - slit green chillies
  • 3 tbsp - ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - Vinegar

How to Make Fish Moilee

  • Grind the coconut with cumin seeds, turmeric powder and extract the milk twice.
  • Use 1 cup of hot water for the first extraction and 1.5 cups of water for the seconds extraction. Keep the two cups of coconut milk separate.
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Add the onions, ginger and green chillies and saute till fragrant.
  • Add tomatoes and saute till pulpy.
  • Add the second extraction of coconut milk and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add salt and the fish.
  • Cook till done.
  • Add the first extraction of the coconut milk.
  • Boil for a few minutes on low heat.
  • Add the vinegar and mix well.
  • Remove from fire and serve hot with rice.