Saturday, February 19, 2011

Fish Molee / Fish in Coconut Milk Gravy


For Marination
  • Fish - 1/2 kg (I used Vangiram Fish)
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powdr - 1/4 tsp
For Gravy
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard - a pinch
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Green chillies - 3 (cut lengthwise)
  • Ginger - 1/2 tsp
  • Coconut milk - 1st extract - 1 cups
  • Coconut milk - 2nd extract - 2 cups
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato - 1
  • Lemon juice/vinegar - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as per taste
Recipe Source : Ranji's Kitchen Corner

  • Wash the fish pieces with 1/2 tsp of salt (so that the fish smell goes off).
  • Mix the fish pieces with the turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and pepper powder and marinate for 1 to 2 hr.
  • In a Kadai, add oil and when it is hot, add mustard seeds.
  • When they start spluttering, add the curry leaves, green chillies and ginger and saurte till the raw smell of ginger goes off.
  • Now add the onion and saute till it becomes transculent.
  • Add the tomato, salt and cook till becomes soft.
  • Now add the 1st extract coconut milk and put the marinated fish into this and allow to boil untill the fish gets cooked.
  • When the fish is fully cooked, add the 2nd extract coconut milk and switch off the gas.
  • Now add the Lemon juice and just mix only once.
  • Serve hot with rice.

 This goes to my event Dish Name Starts with F

15 lovely comments:


Wow this is yummy..A grt dish for any occasion..Really gud !!!


Hi! Akila, Thnx for dropping by. You too have a wonderful space.. Fish curry looks very tempting.. it will awesome with white rice..


looks awesome and delicious fish curry...great click!


this looks delicious yummy flavours
will send to your event soon

Hamaree Rasoi

Hi Akila

Fish Curry looks wonderful. Can't help but admire it. Excellent preparation.

Hamaree Rasoi

Rekha shoban

wow!!yummy and delicious fish molee...nice click akila!


delicious fish curry.. nice n tempting pics..


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the Junkie book

first timer here. this is one of my fave. love to have this with piping hot rice and chilli pickle...mouth watering now! my sis lives in kovan, singapore.

Heather S-G

I love that gravy, it sounds wonderful!


yummy fishmoilee and very apt for kids

Suja Manoj

Perfect and tempting fish molee,love it.

Priya Suresh

Woww mouthwatering here, truly delicious and tempting..

Nandinis food

Slurp! I'd love to gobble some for lunch with rice! Very tasty!

Ganga Sreekanth

my fav....looks perfect

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