Easy Fish Molee

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - fish (pomfret/seer)
  • 2 - ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 - onions, sliced
  • 2 - green chillies slit
  • 1 inch piece - ginger juliennes
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - mustard powder
  • 2 to 3 tsp - vinegar
  • 300 ml - coconut milk
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Easy Fish Molee

  • Marinate fish slices with salt and chilli powder.
  • Deep fry in oil and keep aside.
  • In oil, saute onions till transparent.
  • Add tomatoes, ginger, green chillies and mix till tomatoes are well cooked.
  • To the mix, add turmeric, mustard powder and salt. Mix well till oil separates.
  • Dilute 150 ml coconut milk with 100 ml water. Pour into the mix and stir.
  • Keep on simmer, pour the vinegar and stir well.
  • Put in the fried pieces of fish and leave to simmer for 5 mins.
  • Pour in the remaining coconut milk, add curry leaves and stir gently.
  • Serve with plain white rice or fried rice.