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Fish Moilee

Coconut is a very good flavour adding ingredient. This fish dish is well enhanced with the rich taste of coconut with spices.


Serves (4 to 5)

As necessary 


Ingredients (A)

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon     

1 teaspoon     


Ingredients (B)




Ingredients (C)

1 sprig

40 grams

3 pieces


Ingredients (D)

1 tablespoon


As necessary


Ingredients (E)



As necessary

If necessary   


Ingredients (F)

2 pieces


Ingredients (G)

500 grams

Cooking Oil



Ginger (paste)

Garlic (paste)

Chicken Powder



Black Onion Seed or

Mustard Seed



Curry Leaves

Onion (chopped)

Garlic (chopped)



Fish Curry Powder

Turmeric Powder

Water (mix with the powder above)



Plain Yoghurt

Coconut Milk





Tomatoes (cut into 4)



Fresh Fish (skinless and boneless)


1. Cut Ingredients (G), into pieces, then soak and wash the it with salt to remove the fishy smell.

2. Then marinate Ingredients (G), with Ingredients (A), and leave it aside for 10 minutes.

3. Heat the oil in a wok for deep-frying.

4. Fry the marinated fish till golden brown, and drain on an absorbent paper and leave it aside.

5. Then take another pot, heat some oil, then fry the Ingredients (B), fry it for a second or so, then add in Ingredients (C) immediately; fry it till fragrant.

 6. Then add in the Ingredients (D) with little water and then reduce the flame and fry it till fragrant and oily.

7. Add in the Ingredients (E) and simmer it well.

8. Add in salt and water if its necessary.

9. Finish it off, with Ingredients (F) and the fried fish and simmer it well.


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Fish Moilee.